Why Rethinking Retirement Can Lead to a Healthier and Happier Life

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Picture this… what’s the first thing that enters your mind with these words? Flower Friend Retirement Music Anyone can quickly imagine a flower, a friend or music. But, retirement? What does retirement look like?   Most of us think about retirement as “life after 65”, having taken a nice, clean, dramatic transition from the grind of…

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A Crisis Is A Terrible Thing to Waste

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I’ve been reading a book called, “The Road Less Stupid” by Keith J. Cunningham and the title of this blog is taken from one of his chapters. When I turned the page and saw those words, I had to stop for a minute to process how the words made me feel. I don’t like the…

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6 Ways to Navigate Your Next Salary Negotiation with Ease

Salary Negotiation, Signature Wealth Strategies, Florence, SC

Salary negotiations can feel stressful. For many people, the idea of barging into a manager’s office and demanding a raise inspires a wide range of conflicting emotions, from fear to hope and everything in between. While many workers would like (or need) to take this step to continue feeling valued in their careers, the fact…

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Not Ready to Fully Step Away? It’s Time to Consider Part-Time Work in Retirement

Work in Retirement, Signature Wealth Strategies Florence, SC

For many older workers, the prospect of retirement is lurking just around the corner, but there may be options, like part-time work, that you haven’t seriously considered. Maybe you’re excited about finally being able to have more time to accomplish things. Perhaps you’re scared about what to expect financially. Whatever your feelings about retirement, it’s…

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Protecting Your Financial Information

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  Protecting your financial information is always a top priority for us. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently reminded us that tax-related scams are still pervasive. I believe you can never be too careful when it comes to protecting your information privacy. Here are some suggestions for thinking ahead of potential scams:   Never share…

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Retiring Misconceptions & Concerns About Your Golden Years

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Recently, I ran across a list of frequently asked questions about retirement that I found a little bit alarming. Two of the questions that really struck me centered around whether or not retirement causes depression and whether or not retirement can ruin your marriage. I spend much of my day talking with clients about their…

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