Basia Hellwig

Basia Hellwig

Editor, writer and content producer Basia Hellwig has been a top-level editor at Working Woman, Executive Female, Scientific American Explorations and AARP Live & Learn. Her most recent business coverage has focused on management strategies and social media for small businesses, from dance retailers to Brooklyn artisans. She blogs about artisanal food producers at Mediterraneanista.com and Brooklyn-Artisan.net.

  1. Top jobs for retirees, a brief description of the jobs and why are they usually good for someone who is about to retire or retired
    Retirement

    10 Money-Making Jobs For Retirees

    Reaching retirement age doesn't mean you actually have to stop working. A retirement job can provide activity, mental stimulation and, of course, cash.
  2. Whether it's a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, sometimes you can't protect your home. But there are ways to protect your finances.
    Personal Finance

    Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not be able to protect your home. But you can take steps to avoid financial disaster.
  3. If you wait until year-end to check on your tax status, you’ll be right in the middle of holiday season. And summer is your tax advisor’s slow time, too.
    Taxes

    7 Mid-year Tax Moves

    If you wait until year-end to check on your tax status, you’ll be right in the middle of holiday season. And summer is your tax advisor’s slow time, too.
  4. Transition to retirement starts way younger than you think
    Retirement

    Peri-Retirement: The New Life Transition

    Use your 30s and 40s to imagine new life options – and try them on for size