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Boomer Finances – Making sense of it all – Question and Answer Session – PART II

March 31st, 2009

NABBW MARCH TELESEMINAR Boomer Finances – Making sense of it all Question and Answer Session – PART II Tuesday, March 31, 2009 3:00 p.m. EST with Jennifer Campion , CRPC Financial Planning Specialist Portfolio Manager/Financial Advisor Smith Barney Our March Teleseminar, Boomer Finances – Making sense of it all, continues on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at 3:00 PM (EST) with a Question and Answer (Q&A) session. Because this subject is so involved, we felt it would be to your advantage to break this teleseminar in two parts. This Q&A session is your chance to bring your concerns... Read More

Baby Boomer Women at Midlife

March 31st, 2009

There are 38 million baby boomer women turning ages 44-62. The sheer number of us is changing the image of midlife women like no generation before. Middle age finds us pondering how we\’ve lived the first half of our lives and what to do about the second. Some of us are in the grips of a midlife crisis, going through menopause or even considering cosmetic makeovers. Many are caring for elderly parents while parenting our children and working full time. But don\’t let that concern you. Boomer women are reinventing themselves at midlife by choosing to follow their passions. As little... Read More

Finding Purpose in Mid-Life

March 30th, 2009

“Honey? It’s Dad. I’m at the emergency room with Mother and the doctor wants her to see an oncologist before she leaves. They think she has cancer.” I had no clue how Dad’s words would change my life. I was absorbed in family life as a stay-at-home mom. Volunteering at schools, church, and neighborhood defined me. Mom’s news made me drop every bit of it except one project so I could help care for her. I’ll never regret it. The diagnosis was cancer. She chose treatments and they sucked the life right out of her. She survived seven heart wrenching months. The Lord took her Irish soul... Read More

5 Tips to Cope with the Financial Crisis

March 27th, 2009

Many women are frightened as they watch the changes the economy is going through. Women account for roughly 50% of the boomer population and typically outlive men. The uncertainty about the future and the changes that are happening make women wonder what they should do and what do the changes mean to them? Here are 5 tips on what you can do: 1) Are you protected in the current financial crisis? If you own a checking, savings, or certificate of deposit, you should make sure that you are insured by the FDIC. The FDIC insures up to a $100,000 per financial institution, per-person. A joint account... Read More

Boomer Finances – Making sense of it all – PART I

March 24th, 2009

NABBW MARCH TELESEMINAR Boomer Finances – Making sense of it all – PART I Tuesday, March 24, 2009 3:00 p.m. EST with Jennifer Campion , CRPC Financial Planning Specialist Portfolio Manager/Financial Advisor Smith Barney With over 12 years in financial planning, Jennifer Campion focuses on advising women and small businesses in customized retirement planning and comprehensive wealth management. In this teleseminar, Jennifer will address issues like being caught up in the housing crisis, or what to do when you\’ve been laid off from your job. Maybe you want to retire but aren\’t... Read More

Girlfriend Getaways

March 24th, 2009

Baby boomer women know the importance of girlfriends. Whether it’s time spent on the phone, hours sitting in a restaurant going over the latest details of young adult children, a break-up, work issues, or grandchildren; weekends spent combing neat shops, eating luscious foods, and living life to the fullest – boomer women receive support and embrace good times with their best buds. According to a study done by AAA and Aspire, they found that 24 percent of American women have taken a getaway in the past three years and 39 percent plan on taking one in the next three years. Girlfriend getaways... Read More

Caring for Loved Ones: Less is Best

March 23rd, 2009

Barbara Friesner, Eldercare Expert for the National Association of Baby Boomer Women and Founder of, reports that, according to the 2006 MetLife Mature Market Institute® survey, the majority of family caregivers (79%) are providing care to someone over the age of 50. In addition, nearly 60% of those caring for an adult over the age of 50 are working; the majority of those work full-time. Care giving can become an emotional and physical drain if we allow it. At one time, women stayed home and cared for all family members, but that’s certainly no longer the case. I must... Read More

Being Bold During a New Life Stage

March 20th, 2009

Many baby boomers are finding themselves alone at midlife. Fifty-one percent of women in America are now single. Some of this is linked to divorce in the middle years. Being bold is often what’s needed after suffering through a divorce. Author Prill Boyle shared on a teleseminar with the National Association of Baby Boomer Women,, that she and a friend have a pact to try one new bold activity a day. What an excellent practice. They hold one another accountable and are living lives beyond their dreams because they’re LIVING with intention and boldness. Consider the following tips... Read More

Entering the Age of Elegance

March 16th, 2009

Author: Chloe Jon Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson Easy to read, full—absolutely full—of research, resources and information, Entering the Age of Elegance – A Rite of Passage and Practical Guide for the Modern Maturing Woman, is a book for all baby boomer women who want to live this second part of their life to the max. I honestly couldn\’t put it down. There are plenty of books on aging, but Entering the Age of Elegance stands alone in its completeness. The author doesn\’t just tell you what to do, she tells you how, and... Read More

Captain Sullenberger: Heroes and Lessons Learned

March 16th, 2009

Bravery and humility – often at the heart of fairy tales – are qualities that can inspire all of us to be the best that we can be. And, with the doom and gloom of the economic crisis, we were primed and about ready for a miracle. People want to feel hopeful again. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III safely landed a US Airways flight 1549 with 155 passengers and crew onboard in the Hudson River when the plane encountered problems after takeoff. Everyone survived. A spokesman for the U.S. Airline Pilots Association says that Sullenberger acted \’very calm and cool, very... Read More