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Linda Vaughn

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Name:
Boomer Money and More
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Boomer Finance, Boomer retirement, Boomer Investing
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
United States
Age:
60+
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White
Gender:
Female
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Unspecified
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Latest Blog Posts

When Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection was being sued, government officials were relieved if environmental lawyer Jim Alves weighed in on their side.  But if he were on the opposing side, they knew they’d better bring their A-game to the court room.  There was no doubt.  He was a worthy opponent. While continuing his environmental ... [Read more...] The post Boomer Reinvention: From Lawyer to Mental Health Counselor appeared first ...
Posted: Oct 31 2018 @ 2:20 PM
As I watched my dad heroically fight cancer the last 10 years of his life, I marveled at his high spirits and gusto for life.   His body slowly failed, but his spirit hung amazingly tough.  Not one for introspection, when I asked how he did it, he’d just say, “Sugar, old age isn’t for sissies.”  My ... [Read more...] The post Book Review: Grit–The Power of Passion and Perseverance appeared first ...
Posted: Oct 31 2018 @ 2:12 PM
Hey Boomer!  Thanks for stopping by.  For subscribers of Boomer Money and More, I just published:  Seven Simple Steps to Not Outlive Your Money and Buyer Beware!  The Essential Checklist for  Long-Term Care Insurance. As for you lovable non-subscribers… Don’t go away empty-handed. Since this is football season, check out my post about former football ... [Read more...] The post Not on the List? Gasp! Try This, You Lovable ...
Posted: Sep 24 2018 @ 8:14 PM
Revised: The quiz was modified and condensed to correct a flaw in its scoring technique.  Greetings, Boomer.  Rumor has it that 70% of us will need long-term care.  That rumor, bandied about in official-looking reports, never seems to be accompanied by the original evidence-based study describing how the result was obtained.   You can breathe (a little) ... [Read more...] The post Long-Term Care Insurance Quiz: Will I Need It? ...
Posted: Sep 18 2018 @ 8:48 PM
Greetings, Boomer.  Rumor has it that 70% of us will need long-term care.  That rumor, bandied about in official-looking reports, never seems to be accompanied by the original evidence-based study describing how the result was obtained.   You can breathe (a little) easy.   The actual science,1 which is discussed in plain terms here, shows that, on average, 48% of ... [Read more...] The post Long-Term Care Insurance Quiz: Will I Need It? ...
Posted: Aug 26 2018 @ 6:10 PM
  Boomer, before you buy long-term care insurance, consider the case of Mary Jo Klimenko. I came across her story in Kaiser Health News. It nearly set my hair on fire. She bought a long-term care policy 20 years ago.  Like life insurance, the younger you are when you buy, the cheaper the policy is ... [Read more...] The post Long-Term Care Insurance: Five Warnings Before You Buy appeared first ...
Posted: Jul 18 2018 @ 10:37 AM
Boomer, today’s book review is about purpose and “calling.”  As noted in this book, and exemplified by my friend Susan, our purpose and calling can change throughout our lives.  And it can have a profound impact on our lives.  Proceed with caution… My friend Susan’s purpose and calling was to build a successful business.  After ... [Read more...] The post Book Review: Answering Your Call—A Guide for Living Your Deepest ...
Posted: Jun 29 2018 @ 5:30 PM
My friend Susan was gorgeous, smart, and widowed.  She was also wealthy from a very successful business she’d built from scratch.    (I was only moderately jealous.) Through the years, she’d dated a steady stream of men who were just like her:  gorgeous, smart, and successful.  When she invited me to lunch because she had “big news,” ... [Read more...] The post Book Review: Answering Your Call—A Guide for Living Your Deepest ...
Posted: Jun 29 2018 @ 5:30 PM
Boomer, today’s final installment of the Asset Allocation Series shows you how to buy low and sell high.  Yay!  You’re arrived at the holy grail of investing:  buying low and selling high.  (Have you ever heard five more luscious words?)  Specifically, we’ll discuss how asset allocation is the tool you use to buy low and sell ... [Read more...] The post Buy Low, Sell High, and Supercharge Your Investments with Asset Allocation.  ...
Posted: Apr 20 2018 @ 12:01 PM
Boomer, in today’s final installment of the Asset Allocation series, we’ll discuss the holy grail of investing:  buying low and selling high.  (Have you ever heard five more luscious words?)  Specifically, we’ll discuss how asset allocation is the tool you use to buy low and sell high.  Then I’ll tell you how the simple act of asset ... [Read more...] The post Buy Low, Sell High, and Supercharge Your Investments with Asset Allocation.  ...
Posted: Apr 20 2018 @ 12:01 PM

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