Retirement

With your finances in order and your savings set up, you can get on with enjoying your life without worrying about your financial present or future. Here are a few financial rules of thumb to set you on the right track. Savings The general guide is to save 10% of your income. This means that […]

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I didn’t start blogging to make money or have a retirement stream of income. Not that I think it’s a bad idea; just never occurred to me.  So I was surprised to see AARP suggest blogging as a “great part-time job” for retirees. I agree with them, but was trying to keep this gig my […]

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Creating a trust is an effective way to manage and protect your assets in your lifetime and after you’ve passed away. Mostly, people often set up trusts with the intention of providing financial security for children, a spouse, or other loved ones. There are several different kinds of trusts and reasons for their creation. Here […]

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Saving for retirement is something that can easily be put to one side as, for many, retirement is something that seems to be in the distant future and there are far more immediate things to be saving for such as home improvements, cars and holidays. But it is important to plan properly for your retirement […]

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It was in the news recently that one woman has been bullied for years by other residents in her retirement community. And they weren’t just mean girls (or more correctly, women). Men participated in the ostracizing at the Arizona community. Who knew that retirement could bring back flashes (or nightmares) from high school?  Some think […]

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