So You Want Your Child to Have the Family Home…

Aging, Family, Finance, Legal|

It seems to be a common theme.  Adult child lives with parent.  Maybe this is for financial reasons, or perhaps the child is acting as caretaker.  Parent wants child to have the home at the time of the parent’s death.  If the proper planning isn’t done, however, it’s very unlikely that the transition of the [...]

Yours…Mine…and Ours – Tips on Successful Estate Planning with Blended Families

Aging, Family, Finance, Legal|

If you’re remarried, you may face some interesting planning considerations when it comes to completing your estate plan.  The planning for blended families can be quite different from the planning you did in your first marriage as there is now yours, mine and ours.  The key to successful planning is open communication and a full [...]

Spring Planting – Legacy Tips from our good friend, Karen Schlotthauer

Aging, Charity, Finance, Legal, Taxes|

Spring: Let’s Plant & Cultivate Our Legacy I’ve never been accused of being a green thumb, but it seems to me that planting a flower garden involves certain steps that are analogous to charitable planning.  First, you gather the best soil.  After that you should probably scout out the right location, decide on your flowers [...]

WomenVenture Expert Elaine Wyatt Brings Business Tips to ABD SIZZLE

Aging, Dangerous, Finance, Legal, Life and Work, Money|

  Elaine Wyatt will be our guest on Saturday, March 26th at 9:30 AM on KLBB 1220 AM.  Listen live or through streaming by clicking here. Elaine Wyatt, Executive Director of WomenVenture is dedicated to the advancement of women and girls. She has a passion for helping women attain prosperity and build wealth through the creation and [...]

Grandma’s “Simple” Will – A Great Story!!

Aging, Dangerous, Death / Funerals, Family, Finance, Legal, Relationships|

Grandma, bless her soul, was a generous lady.  She wanted to name each grandchild in her will so that they would know how special each of them was to her.  So, one day she decides to create her will with an on-line program.  Keeping things simple, her will stated: *  All tangible personal property to [...]

How have you seen poverty show up for women our age?

Aging, Charity, Dangerous, Family, Finance, Life and Work, Mental Health, Money, Relationships, Safety|

What is happening with women, 50 plus, in your community?   We'd like to know real stories women are experiencing.  Email us at

Love Is In The February Air

Aging, Dangerous, Family, Finance, Legal, Love|

February…the month of love.  It got me thinking about marriage.  So I hopped onto Urban Dictionary* to see how others define it.  Among the traditional definitions, I found a few gems.  One said marriage is “the number one cause of divorce”.  Another one states marriage is “the most successful wealth transfer scheme ever invented”.  Funny [...]

Great Meetup with The Stonebridge Group on “Retire Wisely”

Aging, Finance, Legal, Life and Work, Money, Taxes|

Aging But DANGEROUS women are savvy about retirement and leverage trusted resource providers.  This past week, representatives of The StoneBridge Group of Thrivent Financial provided great information on the latest strategies we might consider. Jennifer Cords and Christopher Sipe provided an information packed evening with our members having their questions answered.   "Very good, useful [...]

Protect Your Money, Honey!!

Aging, Charity, Finance, Money, Relationships, Taxes|

Make sure your financial team is on the same mission as you are!

Tune In to ABD SIZZLE Radio Saturday Morning and Learn About Retiring Wisely!

Aging, Finance, Life and Work, Money|

This week's program features JJ Johnson of The STONEBRIDGE GROUP of Thrivent Financial.  Mr.  Johnson brings a wealth of wisdom, experience and credentials to the program on the subject of how to RETIRE WISELY.  We are excited to learn what "gems" he will share with us as we travel through this financial maze.   Live [...]

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