Helpful Web sites

The blogs listed below fit the mission: To change the way women think about money, investing and retirement planning. We also touch on life's other challenges after age 60, singles travel and whatever else strikes our interest.

YouTube Smart Money shows. Social Security 101. - Co-founders Ginita Wall and Candace Bahr came up with the bumper sticker, "A Man is Not a Financial Plan." Their web site offers a huge amount of information on women, money, investing and retirement planning related to divorce, widowhood and being on your own.

Modern Widows Club - Committed to being advocates to give widows a voice, enable and empower them to move forward and become vital members of society once again able to thrive.

Sixty+me at  Sixty and Me is an online magazine and a global community of over 500,000 women over 60. Our mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity. - For Women 50 and Forward. Topics range from money management and retirement to dating, fashion and beauty. - Editor: Dianne Morris. A strong and growing Web site for women. - The people at offer vast array of financial planning tools and information including mortgage interest rate data, money management tips and commentary on the housing market, financial industry, taxes, loans, economic trends...just to name a few.  I like bankrate's Six Steps to Retirement Vision. "How to Design a New Life in Retirement," click here  I hate the lovey-dovey couple in the photograph, but oh well.

Jean Chatzky blog  at Today’s Money -  Jean Chatzky writes about "making money make sense." She regularly appears on the Today Show. For her blog, click here.

Get Rich  - A Web site, blog and newsletter geared to saving money, making money and spending money wisely. All ages. Founder and editor is J.D. Roth, among the first to establish an online financial advice Web site.

WISER Women Blog -- At you will find tons of information meant to improve the longer-term financial security of all women through education and advocacy. The Web site offers a special page on Women and Retirement Planning.  For the blog, click here.

Michelle Singletary personal finance columnist at the Washington Post newspaper. She writes a column called The Color of Money. To subscribe to her weekly newsletter, click here.

JoAnn Bell, vice president for programs at, click here. JoAnn shares her travel ideas and programs drawn from the multitude of learning-travel opportunities offered by -- 5,500 programs in 150 countries and 50 states. pays special attention to singles and is developing more programs for singles.

Forbes magazine has compiled its fourth annual list of  Top 100 Websites for Women. The list covers the gamut from recipes to relationships, career management to personal finance. For example, Daily Worth, a personal finance and business site for women updated daily with money tips and blog here.  There's a blog/newsletter.

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