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Episode 69: Current Market Conditions Drive Demand for Annuities

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Episode 68: Going Through Gray Divorce with Grit and Grace

Divorce after 50 – aka “gray divorce” – is becoming more common (for several reasons). Couples over 50 are now seeing the highest divorce rates among all age groups in the world. The United States has the highest divorce rate in the world, with nearly half of all marriages breaking up. Having gone through divorce twice, Lynn is all too familiar with the challenging process. Tune in to this week’s episode to learn how to face one of life’s toughest challenges as you close in on retirement.

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Episode 67: What You Need to Know About Life Insurance

To have a good financial standing, sometimes you have to face the things you would rather ignore. For example, death and what will happen to your finances when you pass away. However, everyone has to consider this, especially if you have a family or other dependents. This is where life insurance comes into play. Tune in to this week’s episode to learn the essentials of life insurance.

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Episode 64: 15 Questions to Ask About Social Security

In this week’s episode, Lynn reviews fifteen questions that you should ask about your Social Security benefit. Social Security was never meant to be your only means of income. According to the Social Security Administration, Social Security replaces 40-50% of the average earner’s income after retiring. Retirees will need 70-80% or more of their earnings to live comfortably. Find out what else you need to know about maximizing your benefit in this week’s episode of the Her Retirement Podcast.

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Ep. 61: How to Use Your Housing Wealth – Featuring Luke Centrone

This week Lynn chats with Luke Centrone of Reverse Mortgage Funding about how to use your housing wealth in retirement. Luke has been in the mortgage industry since 1996 and a Reverse Mortgage Specialist since 2014, with a total of 24 years of industry experience. “What I like most about my job is the satisfaction I feel in being able to help people,” Luke says.  “Whether it’s refinancing an existing mortgage to make life easier and more affordable, providing an additional source of monthly retirement funds, or supplementing long-term health care via a line of credit, I make it my business to care for my clients. I take the time out to educate my clients about the product and help them to figure out if a reverse mortgage is right for them or not.”

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Episode 60: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness in Retirement

On Monday, July 4, here in the good ‘ole US of A we celebrated the 246th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence (Did you know it was actually formally signed on August 2nd?). A document in which America’s founders affirmed that each individual is endowed with inalienable rights to “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Of course, you podcast host and Her Retirement founder Lynn Toomey added the Retirement part as she believes that life IS good, but retirement can be better, and this should also be an inalienable right. In this week’s episode, Lynn talks about how to plan for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness in retirement.

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