Category: Baby Boomer women

Women shouldn’t shy away from investment decisions

Wednesday is International Women’s Day, which celebrates achievements of women in various areas of life, including economic, political and cultural. Regardless of your political affiliation or beliefs, it’s a truism that women are playing a greater role in the global...

/ March 6, 2017

Issues to consider for those receiving an inheritance

While the millennials — the generation born between 1980 and 2000 — are getting the bulk of attention from marketers, the baby boomers still have plenty of room to make their economic presence felt. According to a 2013 study commissioned...

/ December 5, 2016

Baby Boomers & Gray Divorce” Phenomenon: – Surviving the Financial and Emotional Fallout

Baby boomers have always been the harbingers of change. Getting divorced later in life appears to be the newest trend. According to a study conducted at Bowling Green University, the divorce rate for those 50 and over has more than doubled since...

/ October 26, 2016

Overcoming the Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis

Baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, are beginning to come into their retirement years, however, a trend is emerging. Many are working longer and postponing retirement. According to statistics gathered by a recent Willis Towers Watson survey: 25% of Americans...

/ October 24, 2016

Who Saves More For Retirement, Men Or Women?

Sometimes it’s amazing how old stereotypes linger, even when plenty of data disprove them. Here’s one I heard just the other day: Men are better investors than women. It’s funny that that myth keeps hanging around, when there’s plenty of data...

/ November 23, 2015

KSFR Interview

Kate was on KSFR! She talks about being prepared – paying attention now so that later works out better. Take a listen. http://traffic.libsyn.com/livingfromhappiness/LivingFromHappiness_7_18_2015.mp3

/ October 1, 2015

Are You Making Fear-Based Decisions?

Bruce Schneier knows what scares people, and why people make fear-based decisions. He’s a specialist in security technology. I heard about him a few years ago, because of a contest that he sponsors: He challenges people to come up with...

/ January 17, 2014