Next Avenue - Kerry Hannon - Most Recent An RSS feed of the most recent articles by Kerry Hannon. en 5 Career Lessons From a Pioneer Female Astronaut Dr. Rhea Seddon was one of NASA&#39;s first female astronauts and is featured in the new PBS documentary, &#39;MAKERS: Women In Space.&#39; Here, she offers tips for women based on her extraordinary career. Kerry Hannon Courtesy of MAKERS Dr. Rhea Seddon, one of NASA's first female astronauts October 7, 2014, 6:07 pm Your Guide to the New Social Security Statements The Social Security Administration has started mailing benefit estimate statements to millions of Americans, for the first time since 2011. If you get one, here&#39;s how to read it, fix it and use it in your retirement plans. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock September 24, 2014, 8:09 am Are Women Too Timid When They Job Search? Career leadership coach Tara Sophia Mohr found out why women don&#39;t apply for jobs they see and offers advice. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock September 9, 2014, 8:18 am Riding in the World's Toughest Horse Race at 61 Barbara Smith&#39;s Mongol Derby adventure offers lessons to others in their 50s and 60s. Kerry Hannon Photos courtesy of Barbara Smith, Richard Dunwoody and The Adventurists Barbara Smith in The Mongol Derby August 27, 2014, 7:55 am Should Women Invest in the New "Women's" Fund? Kerry Hannon has analyzed the new Pax Ellevate Global Women&#39;s Index Fund and thinks there are better ways for women to support female business leaders. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock August 13, 2014, 8:22 am Here's to 40 Women Over 40 The new 40 Over 40 list is filled with impressive, inspiring women. But there&#39;s one problem with it. Kerry Hannon Photo from July 30, 2014, 9:13 am Women and Money Management: A Sad Story The new Prudential survey about women and money made personal-finance writer Kerry Hannon want to bang her head on her desk. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock July 15, 2014, 9:23 am The Big Money Mistake Divorcing Women Make Here are six tips to get the retirement plan funds you deserve in a settlement. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock June 30, 2014, 9:15 am Hopeful Money News About Boomer Couples Personal finance expert Kerry Hannon offers tips based on Money magazine&#39;s big survey of married couples and their money. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock June 18, 2014, 8:43 am 8 Money and Work Tips for My College-Grad Niece Here is helpful advice for you and for the rest of the Class of 2014. Kerry Hannon Photo courtesy Cliff Hackel New grad Caitlin Bonney May 21, 2014, 9:45 am Where Are All the Female Financial Advisers? A new CFP Board survey finds a scarcity of female financial advisers. Here&#39;s why and what it means if you want to hire one. Kerry Hannon Courtesy of the CFP Board Eleanor Blayney May 7, 2014, 11:04 am The No. 1 Way Women Can Succeed More at Work The authors of &#39;The Confidence Code&#39; say women need more confidence to be more successful at work. Kerry Hannon Photo by Marissa Rauch 'The Confidence Code' co-authors Claire Shipman and Katty Kay April 22, 2014, 10:25 am 11 Places to Find Money to Start A Business Here are 11 places you can get money to start a business in midlife. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock April 9, 2014, 8:37 am Taking a Second Look at Midlifers' Second Acts For her updated version of &#39;What&#39;s Next?&#39; author Kerry Hannon finds out what happened to the career-switching boomers she wrote about in the first edition. Kerry Hannon Photo courtesy of Lisa Eaves Lisa Eaves, from Fannie Mae job to acupuncturist April 1, 2014, 9:26 am Shrewd Money Advice for Women Over 50 Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, author of &#39;The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty, offers shrewd money tips to women in their 50s and 60s. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock March 17, 2014, 9:44 am Women and Long-Term Care Insurance Now that some long-term care insurers are charging women more than men, here&#39;s a female shopper&#39;s guide. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock February 19, 2014, 2:27 pm Credit Card Challenges Boomer Women Are Facing A new study raises serious concerns about the ways boomer women handle credit cards. An expert offers advice for them. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock February 5, 2014, 12:37 pm What Works for Women at Work Today The authors of <em>What Works for Women at Work</em> offer advice for dealing with bias in the office. Kerry Hannon Photo by Margot Hartford of Margot Hartford Photography Co-authors Rachel Dempsey and Joan C. Williams January 22, 2014, 9:13 am When a Money Writer's Health Policy Was Canceled After money writer Kerry Hannon learned her health insurance policy was cancelled, she jumped into action. Here&#39;s her advice if you must shop for coverage. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock January 8, 2014, 3:31 pm Get More Out of Life as a 'New Senior Woman' The co-author of &#39;The New Senior Woman&#39; reveals what she learned interviewing 200 vibrant older women across America Kerry Hannon Courtesy of Kerry Hannon Kerry Hannon and her mom December 16, 2013, 2:39 pm Purpose Prize Winner Fights for Caregivers Barbara Young, a winner of the Purpose Prize, helped nannies get better pay and benefits. Her new goal: better working conditions for aides to the elderly. Kerry Hannon Photo Courtesy of December 6, 2013, 9:24 am One Woman's Zeal to Get Female Staffers to Save One firm&#39;s workshops got its females to save more for retirement and offer smart ideas for women everywhere. Kerry Hannon Photo courtesy of Annette Grabow Annette Grabow, Manager of Retirement Benefits, M.A. Mortenson Co. November 8, 2013, 7:09 pm How to Mentor Women Vets Who'd Love Your Help The group known as Joining Forces Mentoring Plus assists female veterans, spouses and caregivers with their careers. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock November 1, 2013, 12:13 pm Mika Brzezinski's Mentoring Gesture Left Me Cold A recent gesture by TV&#39;s Mika Brzezinski got me thinking about how and when midlife women should assist younger ones. I have four suggestions. Kerry Hannon From October 11, 2013, 10:43 am The One Way Women Can Stress Less at Work Debora Spar, the author of &#39;Wonder Women,&#39; says women can stress less at work if they start &#34;satisficing.&#34; Kerry Hannon Thinkstock September 25, 2013, 11:24 am