Retirement

This is the second article in a four part series on Resolutionizing your Finances. Visit Other Better Living Network sites focusing on other areas of your life.  Part 1 was on budgeting. Before I started putting every dollar to work my savings strategy was very short term.  I only saved money for specific purposes such […]

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As we approach retirement, the last thing we want to think about is death. We’re focusing on building our savings so we can travel, enjoy time with our partners and grown-up children, and, of course, spoil our grandchildren. There is so much to look forward to that thinking about how you will handle your estate […]

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Small business owners don’t get the attractive benefits packages offered at larger firms.  Instead, it is up to them to create their own basket of benefits and plans.  Along with health insurance and vacation time, they can offer themselves and their employees’ retirement plans. As a small business owner, planning for the financial future is […]

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It’s important when creating your budget to understand what is a need versus a want. If you need to cut back then the wants are the first to go. However a recent survey of my generation revealed the needs are not really only the basics for survival (shelter, clothing and food). Instead, 66% in this […]

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Although the baby boomer generation may have the largest number of people, it does not dominate the blog world. At a recent blog conference I was trading elevator pitches about our blogs with another attendee.  Then she asked a question that stopped me cold. Do you think younger generations are more prepared for retirement? After […]

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