Category Archives: Financial Challenges

Late bloomers last longer!

Joyce, Turning 70 on May 8 Hello to all the ladies out there who are approaching the decade of their 70′s. I am turning 70 on May 8, 2014…and wondering how that could be possible! :O) I can tell you … Continue reading

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Making informed choices

Pat, Age 72 Well, I don’t believe that “all things happen for a reason” or that what happens to you is part of “God’s plan”…sorry! I have found now that I am 72, that I have had to make choices … Continue reading

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Women still working after 60

Elizabeth, Age 70 My 70th birthday followed the publication of WOMEN STILL AT WORK–PROFESSIONALS OVER SIXTY AND ON THE JOB in June 2012 (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers). 70 Candles readers will be intrigued by the stories of older women who … Continue reading

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Financial pain

Hi, I made bad financial choices and lost all my retirement savings at age 69–trying to determine if anyone recovered from such a devastating experience? Is it too late to still enjoy life? I’m getting very depressed about the situation … Continue reading

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Financial matters

Anonymous, Age 66 I was shocked last year when I realized I was 65. This year the additional year was no big deal. My story is not so great. I chose poorly when I remarried. We are now separated and … Continue reading

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Not a rosegarden

Jenifer, Age 71 i have been divorced since age 49 have always been blessed with good looks. feel wasted years in bad marriage, but had 2 sons and a fear of being alone. my son decided to join the israeli … Continue reading

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Tough times

Irene, Age 70 This September I will be 70, a fearsome age that somehow I never seriously considered. Compared to many women of my age, I am doing well…I am married, my second husband is a good companion, I am … Continue reading

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