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How to Create a New Income Stream with Just $20

Published on July 19, 2012 By Susan Tolles

Creating multiple income streams is a powerful way to increase financial security. And it doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s how to create an entirely new income stream with just a $20 investment!

A Positive Twist on Debt?

Published on June 4, 2012 By Susan Tolles

For most, it’s hard to see debt in a positive light. Wisely used, however, debt can be a wealth management tool that allows an investor to grow money while also living quite comfortably.

6 Tips for Choosing the Right Investment Guidance

Published on January 2, 2012 By Susan Tolles

Avoid paralysis by analysis. I am extremely particular about whom I choose to listen to, and I suggest you do the same. Here are 6 tips to help you find good financial guidance.

6 Steps for a Financial Checkup

Published on December 10, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Can you believe November is gone? It seems like just yesterday summer was approaching, and now here we are about to face the end of another year. The time between Thanksgiving and the holidays is perfect for a financial health check-up. Spend some time before life gets too crazy to access how your money situation more »

4 Ways to Have Style AND Money

Published on December 10, 2011 By Susan Tolles

For women over fifty, one of the most important aspects of growing money is creating a positive cash flow. As a woman especially, I like to have nice belongings in my life; I like to wear clothes that I feel good in and that reflect my style and image. I like a home filled with more »

Your #1 Financial Liability? The numbers on the scale.

Published on September 26, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Baby boomers, especially those over the age of 60, are already the sickest and most expensive in terms of medical costs. But, what’s making this even more worrisome is that it’s the fastest growing health issue in the U.S. Therefore, the overall disease burden and economic effects of obesity may be magnified.

Do You Need a Financial Advisor?

Published on September 6, 2011 By Susan Tolles

You may have wondered whether you should use a financial advisor to manage your investments for you- or at least some of your portfolio. Give some thought to the following questions to help you arrive at the best decision for you.

Three Steps to Financial Savviness

Published on August 1, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Being a Financial Woman is not just about your money. It’s about being smart and savvy with your money so that you live a rich life. This is true whether it relates to earning, growing or giving when it comes to your finances. Let’s look at each of these steps. First, maximize your earnings by more »

The Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise Nap

Published on July 6, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Do you just love to feel rested? Financial women take care of themselves and their money so they can be healthy, wealthy and wise! Wellness definitely involves a good night’s sleep, as you already know. As women, there are times in our lives when we just can’t get enough sleep, due to children or work more »

Financial awareness for women over 50–know the value of your home

Published on June 7, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Women over 50 need to be aware of their financial position, whether married or single. Financial Expert Camille Gaines shares some insight on perhaps our biggest financial asset, our home. Many financial experts think that your home and mortgage should be excluded from your net worth equation; I disagree.  It is often suggested that a more »

Reality check–are your finances in order?

Published on May 15, 2011 By Susan Tolles

When it comes to our financial health, there’s an important reality to consider: Men and women are different. Men and women aren’t just from different planets; they occupy different places on the economic spectrum, too. The earnings gap Despite comprising 2/3 of the U.S. workforce, women earn 76 cents for each dollar earned by men. more »

Grow your money wisely

Published on May 5, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Have you ever played with your money goals on an investment planning calculator? If you haven’t, I encourage you to have some fun with this so you can immediately see the benefits of putting aside money to grow each year. If you can let your money compound tax free, the difference is profound! This month more »

Mapping out your financial future

Published on April 7, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Ever noticed how great ideas come to you on the flight home from a vacation? Your mind gets uncluttered, then new thoughts and solutions to problems in your life start to flow. A few weeks ago, I was flying home from an invigorating spring break ski trip in Park City; I spent half an hour more »

Financial spring cleaning–create order that invites wealth

Published on March 29, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Good order is the foundation of all things.  ~Edmund Burke Have order and routines around your money to create a place for your money to easily grow and be monitored. Wealth does not flow to chaos. Order allows you to more easily carry out the other steps of good wealth management. It helps you put more »

Financial empowerment for women over 50

Published on March 8, 2011 By Susan Tolles

One of the first steps leading to financial empowerment is a simple yet powerful one; it is to decide the reasons why you want to have money.  It is important to remember that it is not the money itself that enhances your quality of life, but rather what you can do with your money, such more »

Financial health for couples

Published on February 3, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Money usually shows up in studies as the top reason couples argue. February is the perfect time to change that by setting up some routine around wealth management with your spouse. One of the main reasons that couples argue about money is because they are not working toward common goals. The best way to change more »

Susan’s interview with Camille Gaines on Blog Talk Radio

Published on January 19, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Susan was interviewed by Financial Woman Founder Camille Gaines on her Blog Talk Radio show January 25, 2011. Listen here as Susan shares her insights on a woman over 50 starting a blog or website as a new career. Listen to internet radio with Camille Gaines on Blog Talk Radio

Financial health after 50

Published on January 5, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Are you always amazed at how quickly the New Year arrives? I always have lots of great intentions, and then I get busy with the holidays, and its January 1st before I know it! One of the most important things to do before the New Year arrives is to set your financial goals. I find more »

Divorce and your financial future

Published on June 16, 2010 By Susan Tolles

Divorce can be emotionally devastating, and it may not be easy at such a time to concentrate on financial matters – but those who don’t may wish they had done so once the proceedings are final. First, if you decide to withdraw funds from your traditional 401(k) or 403(b) account, by cashing it out, you’ll more »