Retirement Jobs

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The Gig Economy And Retirement Jobs

September 26, 2018

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 […]

Retirees Return To Work

July 17, 2018

With employers complaining about a shortage of qualified workers, some retirees are filling the gaps by returning to work, according to this article. The story is big on anecdotes and short on data. It also emphasizes that recent retirees are attractive to employers, because their knowledge and skills are current. At a moment when the […]

Retirement Jobs and Second Acts

December 28, 2017

This article from The Boston Globe showcases some individuals who decided to do something more in retirement. They started businesses or began entirely new careers or hobbies. It’s not for everyone, but it’s a way to ensure “retirement” is full of activity and purpose. “Right now, they’re the outliers,” said Joe Coughlin, founder and director […]

Seniors Working in Retirement

July 11, 2017

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 […]

Working After Age 65

April 17, 2017

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 […]

Older Folks Keep Working

July 29, 2016

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 […]

The Late-Life Career Change

November 24, 2014

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 […]

Job Search Tips for the Older Worker

July 26, 2013

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 […]

October 2020:

Congress Comes for your Retirement Money

A devastating new law has just been enacted, with serious consequences for anyone holding an IRA, pension, or 401(k). Fortunately, there are still steps you can take to sidestep Congress, starting with this ONE SIMPLE MOVE.
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