Stephanie Vozza

Freelance Writer

Stephanie Vozza is an experienced writer who specializes in business and finance. She’s been a regular columnist for Fast Company for more than five years, and her byline has appeared in Inc., Entrepreneur, and Success magazines.

Articles by Stephanie Vozza

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3 Min. Read

What Happens if I Have a Reverse Mortgage and Move to Assisted Living?

A reverse mortgage is a helpful retirement tool as long as you are able to stay in your home. But what happens if you need to move into assisted living for a longer term?

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Retirement in Focus: Let’s Go Skydiving

Skydiving may not be for the faint of heart, but it's not only for the young either. Senior skydivers share tips, inspiration and encouragement to shoot for the sky.

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The Cost of Caring for an Aging Parent

The costs of caring for an aging parent can far outstrip the costs of raising children. If you are in the sandwich generation, here's what you should know.

Ralph Perry on top of Mt. Kilamanjaro
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Ralph Perry: Hiking His Way Through Retirement

For Ralph Perry, retirement isn't about slowing down, it's about staying active and seeing the world on foot.

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3 Min. Read

The Importance of Goals in Retirement

Just because you've left the workforce doesn't mean you can leave goal-setting behind as well. Setting goals can keep you happy and healthy in retirement.

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Why Educational Travel Is What Your Retirement Is Missing

See a place you've always wondered about, or have a good old fashioned adventure with these curated travel experiences.

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4 Min. Read

Women Planning for Retirement: What You Need to Know

Retirement poses some unique challenges to women that need to be consider when planning for their golden years.

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4 Min. Read

Making a Retirement Budget

Budgeting is an essential step when planning for your retirement, but it’s not a “set it and forget it” task.

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Finding Meaning in Retirement

While some people think of retirement as an ending, it's actually an opportunity to start on a new path.

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4 Min. Read

Should Retirees Worry About Rising Home Values and Taxes?

Many states offer protection for seniors amid rising home values in the real estate market. It's essential that you know your rights.

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Why Aging in Place Matters

When you plan for aging in place, and get to stay where you are comfortable as you age, home sweet home takes on a new meaning.

3 Min. Read

Planning for Long-Term Care in Retirement

Chances are you'll need long-term care in retirement. Putting a plan in place now can help you cover the cost and protect your assets.

Retired Couple Going Through Reverse Mortgage Counseling
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What Happens During Reverse Mortgage Counseling?

Reverse mortgage counseling clears up any questions you may have before you sign on the dotted line. Here's how it works.

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Reverse Mortgages and Taxes

Learn more about reverse mortgages and taxes, what you need to pay, and how this loan could impacted your tax bill.

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3 Min. Read

Retirement Planning: How Your House Can Work for You

You've spent years building up equity in your home. Learn how your home equity can be a powerful retirement planning tool.

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4 Min. Read

Are Reverse Mortgages Safe?

During conversations about home equity, a common question often arises—are reverse mortgages safe? As with any financial product, it’s an impo

3 Min. Read

What Does It Mean to Age in Place?

Homes are full of memories, and it can be hard to leave when you're ready to retire. You may not have to if you make plans to age in place.

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How to Use Home Equity to Empower Your Retirement

When you’re ready to retire, your home equity can be an important financial tool. There are a variety of ways to access it. Here's a primer.

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Can I Keep My House with a Reverse Mortgage?

You can keep your house with a reverse mortgage but there is more to know. Learn how this financing option works.