Women Retirement Shouldn’t Scare You

Women: Retirement Shouldn’t Scare You

If you read my free eWorkbook, 21 Critical Retirement Questions Answered, you know that retirement can be more challenging for women than for men. In that eWorkbook we talked about how women often earn lower wages than men, work fewer years and tend to live longer. And nearly half of women in the United States don’t have a retirement strategy. All those factors make planning for retirement even more crucial for women. One recent news report even said many women are terrified of retirement. On National Public Radio (NPR), Jennifer Ludden reported that retirement scares women. Many women, according to the report, lack confidence in their […] Read more »

Want to Retire? Make Your Money Work for You

Be honest. Don’t you think that most people spend way too much time and energy worrying about or trying to influence financial matters they can’t control? It’s true.  My advice is to not focus on financial matters you can’t control. Make Your Money Work for You. Focus on the things you can influence and that will make a big difference in your life. For example, you can’t control time, but you can control the time you spend preparing for retirement. You cannot control Social Security, but you can put money aside in a way that can provide a comfortable retirement whether or not Social Security is […] Read more »