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How Women Are Improving Their Retirement Outlook

In recent weeks, I’ve been researching more about women and retirement in America. It was easy to find disheartening statistics everywhere I went: Women lack confidence in their retirement planning Time off for care-giving negatively impacts retirement Women are less likely to be offered retirement benefits The list goes on. Keeping up on retirement savings […]

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Beyond the Assembly Line: 7 Top Jobs Replaced By Robots

Foxconn replaces ‘60,000 factory workers with robots. It’s headlines like that that keep blue collar workers awake at night. Hell, they’re not alone. Chefs, bank tellers, customer service workers, ando others are all on the chopping block. It’s managers, professionals, and corporate executives who seem unperturbed by the prospect of their jobs replaced by robots. But when […]

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What’s Best Way to Achieve Financial Freedom?

Achieving financial freedom is a process that takes discipline. And few people prioritize finding the best way to financial freedom these days. According to a survey by Bankrate.com, 29% of people don’t have money set aside for emergency expenses. Sure, you’ve got debt to worry about and other expenses always come up. But never making […]

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Your Retirement Fix: Stop Listening to Your Own Excuses

    I’ve written extensively on this blog and elsewhere about how you can fix your retirement, no matter your age, debt, or living situation. I’ve led by example, pulling myself away from the brink of bankruptcy using my own strategy. But I know there are some readers with tools in hand, who will never […]

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My Retirement Rehab Weekly Round-up

Welcome to the round-up! Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. This Round-up is about entrepreneurship. If you’re considering starting an online business, we think you’ll like them too. Success Success Magazine produces some great video on what they call the YOU Economy. Others call it […]

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Is Student Debt Your Biggest Retirement Concern? You’re Not Alone

Financial advisors like to discuss how student debt will destroy retirement for Millennials. But they’re not the first generation where student debt is a serious retirement concern. Gen Xers and Baby Boomers who are either near retirement or already retired are carrying a huge load of student debt. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau […]

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January Used To Suck

January 2012 was a tough month. A year earlier my bonus was cut in half despite my business growing over 30%. “The Firm had a tough year” was the explanation then. But in January 2012 my bonus was flat and my business was still growing. Something was horribly wrong. My industry had changed forever and it was never going […]

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