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NABBW’s Latest Financial Teleseminar Addresses a Crucial Subject: “Top Six Things Women Must Know About Social Security”

March 30th, 2013

Announcing our next NABBW Financial Teleseminar featuring NABBW’s Retirement Planning Expert, Pamela J. Sams, CRPC.: “Top Six Things Women Must Know About Social Security.” Mark your calendars for Thursday April 4th at  8 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific.) In this call we address Social Security – a topic of interest to everyone, and something that’s  been in the news a lot lately. Nearly every working American pays into the Social Security program, but not everyone understands the benefits they qualify for due to their contributions. And most workers will no longer get paper statements... Read More

Don’t Miss Our Next Impactful NABBW Teleseminar: “Boomer Book Marketing Tips & Shortcuts,” with Ronda Del Boccio

March 26th, 2013

Don’t Miss Our Next Impactful NABBW Teleseminar:  “Boomer Book Marketing Tips & Shortcuts,” with Ronda Del Boccio Thursday March 28, 2013 8 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific) Our members who are also authors frequently tell us that book marketing is one of the most frustrating aspects of being published. After all, most authors live to WRITE more — not tinker around on social networks and other places trying to sell more books (either on Kindle or in print). If This Describes You, be sure to be on the call Thursday night, for some author-focused promotional shortcuts that will help you:... Read More

A Cruise I Couldn’t Refuse

March 25th, 2013

A Cruise I Couldn’t Refuse By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Expert  Read More

A Retirement Income Roadmap for Women

March 11th, 2013

By Pamela J. Sams, CRPC NABBW’s Retirement Planning for Women Expert  Read More

How I Cyberstalked My Son Through Eastern Europe

March 7th, 2013

By Debby Nicklas It was the best and worst hug ever. We stood at Los Angeles International Airport saying goodbye as our son left to study abroad in Prague. His hug was tighter than usual and lingered longer. It said more than any words that a 21-year-old could say. Then off he went on his adventure. And as any typical parent, I was worried but excited for him. With the help of online banking and Google, a San Luis Obispo mom stays connected to her 21-year-old son traveling abroad This phase of parenting — letting go — is the hardest one of all. You are used to being the center of his life... Read More

How One Woman Lives Debt-free — and Well — on Less Than $35,000 a Year

March 7th, 2013

By Chloe JonPaul I challenge you to live well — for less. Women’s magazines and the Internet abound in time-saving tips and devices. This article is simply meant to share ways I live well while saving money, in order to help jump-start you into action with a gentle push in the right direction. Bargain or Wallet-Buster?  Shopping… at the mall, on the Internet, or by catalog is a tantalizing adventure that many people, especially women, thoroughly enjoy. It can be disastrous for the person on a fixed income. The majority of men and women entering Second Adulthood don’t have unlimited... Read More

Thrift Shops Champion Philanthropic Missions

March 7th, 2013

By Barb Tobias NABBW’s Thrifting Expert  Read More

How to Write a Book: Who Is Your Ideal Reader?

March 6th, 2013

By Ronda Del Boccio NABBW’s Entrepreneurial Authoring Expert   As an author mentor, I attract poetry and fiction authors as well as nonfiction authors. Truly, any author needs to think like an entrepreneur, because there is more to writing the book than simply writing and publishing. One of the biggest stumbling blocks that causes my students to fall and skin their knees is getting to know your ideal reader. Who is your ideal reader? Knowing your audience is key. Here are just a few questions to get you thinking. These work no matter what you write (fiction, poetry, nonfiction): Who is... Read More

Fun with Medical Technology

March 6th, 2013

By Leigh Anne Jasheway NABBW’s Boomer Humor Expert I recently had to have a CAT scan because my doctor thought I might have kidney stones. Now those are two words that don’t belong together – kidney and stones. One is supposed to be inside your body and the other lying around in the yard somewhere. What’s next, liver trees? Duodenal birdbaths? I knew from watching Gray’s Anatomy and Scrubs that CAT scans don’t involve cats (a shame if you ask me; what medical procedure wouldn’t be improved if you could hold a purring feline on your lap? Or have one dig his claws into the doctor?)... Read More

100 Cameras, My Story

March 6th, 2013

By Natalie Caine M.A. NABBW’s Empty Nest Expert   When my daughter went 3,000 miles to college, I felt a spread of feelings.  Happy for her, excited that I, her mother was a part of her journey up to this door and empty from a role I loved and knew was shifting. I had a career, husband, friends, family, and lovely home.  I tell you that because I wasn’t void of a good life.  I was void of being with my daughter.  The daily, ordinary days of parenting and challenging hours of differences came to a sudden stop. No longer did I start my day attending to her needs and schedule.  What... Read More