Of Independent Means
Welcome to our blog, Of Independent Means, where author Cathy Curtis provides relatable and actionable personal finance advice for independent women. Cathy has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, InvestmentNews, Money Magazine, Financial Planning Magazine, has appeared on ABC, KTVU and KGO, and is a regular contributor to AOL’s DailyFinance business and financial news section. Check back often for new tips and insights, or sign up below to have our latest articles delivered directly to your inbox.
It’s hard not to think back to the financial crisis and resulting recession of 2007-2009 when watching the stock market volatility today. That was a painful period for many, especially
Ann felt fortunate about being able to retire at 60 after working 10-hour days for many years. However, as the date approached last year, she felt apprehension about ending her
I recently attended a conference focusing on retirement and longevity planning. One of the speakers, Dr. Marc Milstein, gave a talk focused on how we can keep our brains healthy
Nowadays, it seems there is a “day” for everything. And, today, October 17, is spreadsheet day. Spreadsheet day commemorates the day the first spreadsheet program, Visicalc, was released way back in 1979.
Recent surveys have indicated that a big worry for baby boomers is how they are going to handle healthcare costs in retirement. This concern is paramount for those who want
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