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Make Money in Retirement

4 Crazy Excuses Older Adults Give for Not Starting a Business (#3 Really Makes Me Mad!)
3 days ago

4 Crazy Excuses Older Adults Give for Not Starting a Business (#3 Really Makes Me Mad!)

By the time we reach our 50s and 60s, we finally realize that the best way to become a millionaire in retirement is to start investing 10% of everything you …
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How to Crush an Overdraft Fee in Under 5-Minutes… I Did it and You Can Too!
2 weeks ago

How to Crush an Overdraft Fee in Under 5-Minutes… I Did it and You Can Too!

No matter how much money we make, most of us go through life without really ever getting control of our finances. While we are building our careers, we worry more …
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How to Get Started on Airbnb as an Older Adult (the Fastest Growing Group of Hosts!)
2 weeks ago

How to Get Started on Airbnb as an Older Adult (the Fastest Growing Group of Hosts!)

Would you be surprised if I told you that the fastest growing group of hosts on Airbnb is seniors? You shouldn’t be! After all, older adults own the lion’s share …
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3 Big Fears that Stop Seniors from Renting their Home on Airbnb (and How to Deal with Them)
2 weeks ago

3 Big Fears that Stop Seniors from Renting their Home on Airbnb (and How to Deal with Them)

If you have been following me on Retire Different for a while, you already know that I am a BIG believer in passive income. Why? Because, in today’s low interest …
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3 Reasons to Rent Your Home on Airbnb in Retirement (No-One Thinks of #2!)
3 weeks ago

3 Reasons to Rent Your Home on Airbnb in Retirement (No-One Thinks of #2!)

If I asked you to picture the average Airbnb user (renter or homeowner), what image would pop into your mind. If you saw a picture of a 28-year-old nomadic hipster …
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3 Reasons to Keep Your Retirement a Secret (Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You!)
3 weeks ago

3 Reasons to Keep Your Retirement a Secret (Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You!)

Retirement is one of the most important milestones of a person’s life. So, for those of us hard-working (and lucky) enough to actually be able to retire, it is only …
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Is Our Fear of Financial Risk Killing Our Retirement Dreams? You Bet!
8 months ago

Is Our Fear of Financial Risk Killing Our Retirement Dreams? You Bet!

If there is one thing that financial advisors, the media and seniors agree on it is that “the older you get, the less risk you should take with your money.” On the surface, this advice makes perfect sense. After all, having 100% of your money in stocks, one year before retirement could have disastrous consequences… especially if the market dips right before you start to cash out your savings. Read More

Why I Hate the Term “Jobs for Seniors”… But Embrace the Idea of Working in Retirement
8 months ago

Why I Hate the Term “Jobs for Seniors”… But Embrace the Idea of Working in Retirement

If you look up “jobs for seniors” on Google, you are likely to find dozens of articles with jobs that require no experience are easy to do part-time and that you can do at home. While there is no doubt that these attributes are appealing to some retirees, overall, I believe that the entire idea of “jobs for seniors” is misplaced… and even a little dangerous. Here’s the reason… Read More

Want to Make Extra Money in Retirement as a Freelance Writer? (Here’s a Better Idea)
8 months ago

Want to Make Extra Money in Retirement as a Freelance Writer? (Here’s a Better Idea)

Over the last 6 years, I have spent over $50,000 on freelance writing services. I have hired $100-per-hour specialists and $6 per hour transcribers. I have worked with some of these freelancers for so long that they feel like friends. Others have provided work so poor that I didn’t even bother to post it. Read More