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Boomers in business: here’s help you don’t want to overlook

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Boomers in business: here’s help you don’t want to overlook
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Many Boomers and Beyonders are business owners, many others plan to be, and many others are thinking about it.  It’s not easy to make it in business these days, so we need all the help we can get.  And some of that help may come from places we didn’t expect.  SBA resources are available to all small business owners, including help with access to capital, business plans, sales and marketing, mentors, HR, and more.  Lots available, and much of it at no charge.

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Major changes in the mortgage world

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Major changes in the mortgage world
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It’s been pretty tough in the housing market the past several years, affecting everything having to do with the real estate and mortgage industries.  But it’s a new day!  Many changes have taken place, and most of them for the better.  How can folks in the 50-plus stage of life take advantage of these changes, and what do they need to know?  “Dan the Mortgage Man” (Summerfeldt) shares his expertise.  Hear the good news here!

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Now is the time to make a difference

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Now is the time to make a difference
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Boomers and Beyonders are uniquely positioned in life to use all their experience, training, wisdom, and maturity to hear God’s calling to serve others and to live a purposeful and productive life. This is the life that matters. Now is the time be God’s blessing in ways that are important to you. Carl shares how it is not only possible to do that in this stage of life, but it is necessary.

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God’s gift of Moms

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Part 1: Valerie Elliot Shepard Valerie is the daughter of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, who’s efforts to reach the Auca Indian tribe in the Amazon jungle of Ecuador, is one of the best known missionary stories of our time. After Jim was martyred, Elisabeth gained acceptance into the otherwise hostile tribe, and lived among them with her daughter Valerie for several years. After all these years, what does Valerie say about her mom’s life and faith, in the jungle and beyond? Part 2: Christiana Greene Growing up as Valerie’s daughter and Elisabeth’s granddaughter, how did Christiana receive the heritage of faith, family, and Christian convictions from the women in her life? Hear the power of example, discipline, and joyful Christian living in this warm tribute to her mother and grandmother.

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Downsizing: who is it for, and what are the steps

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Downsizing: who is it for, and what are the steps
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This is a hot topic for Boomers and Beyonders.  What is the right size house to accommodate our new phase in life?  Do we need all this space?  What about all the maintenance?  Can we save money by making the transition to a smaller home?  Will a move help us focus on what means a lot to us now?  There is lots to consider.  Downsizing is not for every for everyone, but for those who are giving it some thought, here are some valuable insights.