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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…


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, a nonprofit that advances…

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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…

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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…


Expert Interview with Dave Starr on Empowered Retirement for

The smartest thing anyone can do to prepare for retirement is to start early – long before you need it – and to look for sources of income that will sustain you after you’ve officially retired, says Dave Starr, the founder of if you have the promise of a comfortable pension, that is no…

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When to Retire? 5 Reasons to Delay Retirement

“Freedom 55″ was the rallying cry for decades of people working toward an early retirement… However, over the past few years, the U.S. labor market has seen a continual increase in the number of working individuals older than 55 who are delaying retirement. Why is this change happening? What factors are influencing why retire-aged…

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Work and Retirement: How a Work Sabbatical, a Long Vacation or Switching Careers Can Improve Your Retirement

The road to retirement is changing dramatically, with more older Americans taking a long vacation, or a work sabbatical, for a period of time and then rejoining the workforce –often by switching careers — to delay full retirement. Seventeen percent of boomers say retirement financing will come from continued employment, according to a 2014…

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Work and Retirement: Boomers Redefine What Retirement Really Means

People who are preparing to retire likely have several notions of what they expect retirement to be like. But a new study from Merrill Lynch in partnership with Age Wave reveals a few common myths about work and retirement —along with today’s reality. Researchers examined four retirement job myths and explored their corresponding realities,…