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This article says you might want to reconsider things if your plan includes spending a few years in retirement making extra money from gig jobs, such as driving for one of the ride-sharing companies. It says incomes have plummeted for drivers who use the technology companies. JP Morgan suggested that the growing number of drivers […]
The percentage of Americans age 65 and older who are in the work force is the highest in 55 years. Surveys indicate the percentage will rise in the future if those younger than 65 have it their way. The increase in older Americans in the work force predated the financial crisis but seems to have […]
Surveys over the last 10 years or so, and labor force data, say that today’s 50 and older crowd want to work longer than the previous generation. This article discusses some recent surveys about those who work past age 65, especially those who change jobs and careers to do so. It also offers tips to […]
It’s no secret that on average people are retiring later than they used to. But what’s the cause? Was it the financial crisis? No, the trend was in place well before that? This article explores several possibilities and concludes that, for most, good health and jobs that aren’t physically demanding keep them in the work […]
It’s never too late to try to switch careers, according to this post. Actually, she says 107 is too late. The keys are that you have to be sold on the career change and you can’t rely on submitting resumes to get you a job. You have to go about it the right way. Employers […]
Many people want to stay in the work force past the traditional retirement age. Many employers want to lay off older workers, partly because they cost more than younger workers. But there still are ways for older workers to prosper in this economy. Here’s a good overview of the situation with a lot of tips […]
Many people report that they don’t really want to retire, but they’d like to stay active with some kind of work or they need the additional money.The condition of the job market makes it difficult for many retirees or near-retirees to find the part-time job they’d like. Here’s one suggestion. Consider signing up as an […]