by Henry Montag, CFP, CLTC Whether you’re wealthy or earn a modest income, there is one estate planning concern that is shared by people from all walks of life—the decision of who gets what when you’re gone. While some individuals logically assume that a will is the only official forum to express such decisions, that’s not always the case. Often, an equally important issue … [Read more...] about Who Gets What When You Are Gone?
Be Inspired: Meet Liz Linderman
+++++++++++++ I graduated Syracuse University-—at the age of 50. This was back in the 70’s when not a lot of people did this kind of thing. I am now 85. For many years, I had hoped to finish my degree and the opportunity came when I happened to meet with a former Syracuse University professor who paved the way for me to return with the possibility of being awarded a … [Read more...] about Be Inspired: Meet Liz Linderman
Maxine Thompson: Create The Life You Want Now
"Ask, and it shall be given you; Seek, and ye shall find; Knock, and it shall be opened unto you." Luke 11:9 Have you ever known someone who spent all her time talking about what she was going to do when she retired, then she dropped dead just before, or shortly after retirement? How did you feel when that happened? Whenever this happens, I always feel that … [Read more...] about Maxine Thompson: Create The Life You Want Now
What Is An Equity Indexed Annuity?
by Henry Montag, CFP, CLTC
There are many new and useful financial products available in the marketplace today , however many consumers are either simply not aware of how they work or for that matter even of their existence.
One such vehicle is a … [Read more...] about What Is An Equity Indexed Annuity?
Do Nice Girls Finish First?
The title of Megan Munroe’s new book, Bitch? Please!: How Nice Girls Can Succeed in a Bitch’s World caused me to wince. Frankly, I'm tired of seeing the "B" word in book titles (and elsewhere) but I realize that the coarseness of our culture makes acceptable many words that demean women. It's bad enough when the "B" word is hurled at a woman by a man; it's even more … [Read more...] about Do Nice Girls Finish First?
What Do High Earning Women Want?
A recent Science Daily press release claims research shows that High-Earning Women Want Older, More Attractive Partners. Say what? Did I read that right? High earning women want OLDER more attractive … [Read more...] about What Do High Earning Women Want?
2010 Consumer Lab Supplement Survey Results
by Gigi Konwin
Every year, I take the Consumer Lab Supplement Survey and every year I post the results. Although I love the CL supplement testing, it dawned on me this year that the results of these supplement surveys are pretty much the same every year because they are having the same people take the survey every year (their … [Read more...] about 2010 Consumer Lab Supplement Survey Results
by Mary Lloyd +++++++++++++++ Play isn't just for kids, and we need to get better at it. These days, instead of playing, most of us watch. Football. Tennis. Soccer. A movie. They may be interesting, but they're nowhere near as therapeutic as doing something yourself. Being totally immersed in fun for a few hours can be as soothing as going on vacation for a week if you can … [Read more...] about Go Play!
Be Inspired: Meet Patricia Weaver
My name is Patricia Weaver. I am a producer, documentarian, speaker, co-creative consultant and coach and an age activist. I create and produce special events with organizations, non-profits, and community organizations. I specialize in promotion … [Read more...] about Be Inspired: Meet Patricia Weaver
Are You Too Young to Think About Being Old?
by Barbara Morris, R. Ph.
A subscriber opted out of my newsletter giving this reason:
"I think being 58 this is not for me yet."
If not at 58, then when will it be time to think about putting old on hold?
Unfortunately, an "I don't want to think about getting old now" mindset at age 58 usually … [Read more...] about Are You Too Young to Think About Being Old?