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Second careers may be the key to a successful retirement.

5 Tips for Second Careers In Retirement – Jobs for Seniors

For many retirees today, the secret to a successful retirement is an oxymoron — a successful retirement actually means work. But “work” may not look like the career you’ve held for 40 years. Instead, there are a host of second careers that today’s retirees are pursuing. “People today are saying, ‘I don’t want to…

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Is it Possible to Know How Long You’ll Want to Keep Working?

Whether to keep working or retire is one of the most difficult decisions you’ll make in life. It changes everything, and starts a whole new phase. While there’s no crystal ball, one thing is for sure: Being cautious with this choice can only serve you well. CNBC’s Kelly Holland explains in the article, “Ready…

Retirement jobs can offer work life balalance

Phased Retirement Gains Popularity: Is it the Right Way for You to Transition to Retirement?

As baby boomers begin to leave the workforce over the next 10 to 20 years, the exodus presents a unique challenge for both retirees and employers. For retirees, leaving the workforce means leaving a steady paycheck and beginning to tap into retirement savings and benefits. For employers, the demographic shift means finding talented replacements…

Part-time job in retirement

7 Tips for Getting a Great Part-Time Job in Retirement

Many people are finding that they need to work at least part time in retirement to support themselves. Some people also find that they want to continue working in order to stay active. Though retirees can offer an organization incredible experience and insight, not everyone who wants part-time work in retirement is able to…

Work during retirement

Ric Edelman on Whether You’ll Have to Work During Retirement

Retirement is not what it used to be. In the past, retirees could get by on a combination of Social Security payments, their company’s pension, and their retirement savings, but this model is slowly fading. Now, many people don’t have enough to fund their retirement and find that they have to work during this…

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5 Part-Time Jobs That Might Keep You Happy in Retirement

Being retired doesn’t mean that you have to stop working. Many retirees enjoy part-time work both for the boost in income and for staying active in the world. Not every job is right for every person. There are some that might not suit your style, but others could be exactly what you’re looking for….

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Is Age Discrimination a Threat to Your Retirement Plan?

The growing population of older Americans, and a lower propensity for retiring early, seems to create a bit of a problem for some employers. Although discrimination against older workers is fully against the law under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. If it happens to you, it could…

Volunteer work can be a rewarding way to spend retirement.

Encore Careers: 5 Tips For Making the Transition to Working with a Nonprofit — Now or in Retirement

More than ever, 50+ workers are looking toward careers in the nonprofit world, seeking a second chance at purposeful work. In fact, more than 25 million Americans ages 50 to 70 are eager to share their skills, passions and expertise in encore careers that address social needs, according to Encore.org, a nonprofit that advances…

A retirement job can be great for many reasons... but there can be downsides.

Going Back to Work After Retirement: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

After a lifetime of working and saving, you’ve finally come to the point where you feel comfortable enough to retire. Though the long-winding path to reach this milestone was supposed to bring more peace of mind, instead it precipitated a fear of outliving your money now that you’ve left the workforce. “The main financial…

Changing Careers at 50 or After... It is not too late.  Opportunity awaits!

Changing Careers at 50 or After: 3 Tips for Doing it Right

Many Americans are planning to work into retirement, or to return to work after retiring. Seventy-five percent of Americans expect to work for as long as they can, and 39% say it’s because they like to work, according to a recent Bankrate Financial Literacy poll. One-third, or 32% of Americans say they’ll continue working…