Seniors and work

How To Plan A Retirement You’ll Love

Life by design has become an attractive option for the generation now retiring. Ten thousand Baby Boomers turn 65 every day, and this will continue for 20 years. Whatever you thought retirement was going to be, most of us have been surprised. The rest of your life might need some planning. THE PAST At one …

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The Facts About Seniors and Fraud

The Facts About Seniors And Fraud Scamming is a billion dollar international business. It targets anyone with a telephone or mailing address. Senior citizens are particularly vulnerable. There are no solid statistics regarding the number of seniors who are victims of fraud, because many never report it. It’s estimated, however, that one in 20 persons …

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You, Your Retirement and The Money Picture

You, Your Retirement and The Money Picture A brand new year brings new goals and a chance to revisit the ups and downs of 2017. When I look at the real picture, I actually accomplished more than I realized. Didn’t make tons of money, but I got a website up and running and learned a …

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How Do You Know When You’ve Had Enough?

When You’ve Had Enough… Work, That Is When is the best time to retire? The question looms over the heads of Baby Boomers and others who’d like to quit working. Do you need to say emphatically ENOUGH!? 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day and this will continue for 20 years. An alarming statistic to …

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What Living Well Looks Like Today

My blog posts, so far, have dealt with several aspects of being a retired or semi-retired person. Money, change, challenges, grief and loss and a brand new year. Maybe it’s time to take some assessments. Where are you right now? Retired? Thinking about retiring? Wondering what it’s all about? I did some searching to see …

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It’s January 1st. Got your year planned yet?

Good Morning! And Happy New Year. It’s January 1, 2018, 8:12 AM in Arizona, and cold/crisp. I usually don’t write down new resolutions. But I set goals for myself and my business. I do go over the past year and see what I’ve accomplished and what I missed.  Often, to my surprise, I’ve accomplished more …

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The Challenges of Retirement

Hi, it’s Judy, It’s a lovely cool day here in Arizona. The sun is shining and I’m ready to tackle my topic – the challenges of retirement. If you’re  planning your retirement years and feel challenged at every turn, I understand. There are so many things to think about, and oodles of choices to make. …

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The 77 Cent Rule That Keeps You Poor

BACKGROUND At the beginning of World War II, according to the Women’s Bureau of the Department of Labor, there were 143 women employees in seven airplane factories. Eighteen months later, the same plants employed 65,000 women. Between 1941 and 1945, the female labor force increased by 6 million. Before the war, women largely worked as …

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