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Pros and Cons of Starting a Business in Retirement

Starting a business in retirement may seem daunting, but there can be many benefits as well. As with any new venture, the most important thing is to think carefully and not jump into anything unprepared. The most important thing is to start a business you know you’ll enjoy. If you’re…

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Supporting Your Family As A Senior

As a senior, a common unsettling emotion at this age is the frustration that comes along with feeling inadequate, or as though you aren’t able to help your family in the same ways as earlier in life. Although it may be true that you might not have the ability to…

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Important Retirement Dates to Know

Planning for retirement is too often something Americans do way too late. This causes many people financial distress in their later years. Ideally, financial planning for retirement would begin when a person lands their first full-time job. This happens in the late teens or early 20’s for most people. Unfortunately,…

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Estate Planning Advice for Seniors (and Caretakers)

For a large part of your adult life, you have been working to acquire things like money, cars, houses, and businesses. Not all, but most adults do this not only to be able to enjoy their lives in the present, but to secure their futures and to leave behind a…

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How to Protect Seniors from Identity Theft

Though you may not think of it as a threat to be wary of, identity theft is a serious crime that we must treat with caution. There are actually several types of identity theft, and many of these can affect the seniors we care for. From social security identity theft…

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How to Set a Retirement Budget

Everyone should enjoy their retirement. It’s a time to kick up your feet and look back on everything you’ve accomplished. However, you can’t go into your retirement completely carefree—you’ll still need to think about some important things before you retire. Soon-to-be retirees must set budgets for when they stop working…

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4 Essential Retirement Planning Tips

Retirement is a stage of life you can look forward to, and you’ll get the most out of this time if you’ve carefully planned for it. If you begin to budget and organize things ahead of time, you can be sure to live out your golden years in comfort. To…

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How Seniors Can Maximize Their Social Security Disability, Auxiliary, Retirement, or Survivors’ Benefits

Those who have reached or who are nearing retirement age understand the importance of living on a budget. If you are a senior citizen who has become disabled, you may not know whether to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or whether to go ahead and get your Social…

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5 Ways to Earn a Passive Income as a Senior

Retirement sits in the back of everyone’s mind as they navigate life. When one reaches that point, however, they may wish to continue bringing in an income to occupy their time and make money on their own schedule. If you retired and want a low-maintenance way to supplement your income,…

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Live Well on Less: 9 Easy Ways for Retirees to Cut Costs at Home

When you’re living on a fixed income, saving money is a must. However, sticking to a budget doesn’t have to mean giving up the things you love. There are a lot of painless ways that seniors can save money on everyday living expenses, like these! 1. Take advantage of senior…

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