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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 […]

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 […]

Looking for a Part-Time Job in Retirement?

April 18, 2012

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 […]

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