Marcia Layton Turner

Freelance Writer

Marcia Layton Turner is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in places ranging from Entrepreneur and Inc. to Woman’s Day, Every Day with Rachael Ray, and When not writing articles and blog posts, she’s ghostwriting business books for CEOs, entrepreneurs, and business owners.

Articles by Marcia Layton Turner

people working on their retirement plan
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What to Know About Retirement Planning

Retirement planning encompasses many different areas of your life from finances to where you live and how. Here's an overview.

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4 Min. Read

When Is a Reverse Mortgage a Good Idea?

Reverse mortgages can be useful financial tools, but they aren't for everyone. Learn about the circumstances when taking a reverse mortgage can make sense.

People getting a mortgage in retirement
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How to Get a Mortgage in Retirement

Getting a mortgage after retirement isn't as difficult as many people believe. Find out what you need to provide and the different options available.

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Early Retirement: A Guide

As appealing as early retirement sounds, making sure you have enough money to support the lifestyle you envision for the duration can be tricky.

AS man making extra money in retirement with his woodworking hobby
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7 Ways to Make Extra Money in Retirement

You don't need to rejoin the workforce to make a little extra money after you've retired. There are plenty of ways to leverage your skills to earn some extra cash.

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3 Min. Read

Does the Bank Own Your House With a Reverse Mortgage?

Asking, "Does the bank own your house with a reverse mortgage?" A reverse mortgage taps home equity, but the bank does not own the house.

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Retirement Savings: How Much Do I Need to Retire?

Financial experts share a few methods to calculate out how much retirement savings you will need to retire comfortably.

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3 Min. Read

Does Your House Count as Retirement Savings?

It's not a good idea to think of your house as part of your retirement savings unless you plan on accessing the equity in the home.

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What Is the Best Age to Retire?

There are pros and cons to retiring early or late. Here’s what you need to know to figure out the best age to retire.