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    Jobs for Seniors:  What Are the Best Jobs After Retirement?

    Jobs for Seniors: What Are the Best Jobs After Retirement?

    So, for either financial or personal reasons you think you might want to work past the traditional retirement age of 65. What are your options for work? Are there good jobs for seniors? What are the best jobs after retirement? The good news is that jobs for seniors are numerous and seem to be growing. When ...

    3 Big Mistakes to Avoid When Working Past Retirement Age

    3 Big Mistakes to Avoid When Working Past Retirement Age

    The meaning of the word “retirement” continues to evolve. What once signified the end of work now actually means continuing to work — often in new and different ways. Among those of us near retirement, a whopping 72% hope to keep working after retirement, according to a recent national study by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave. Longer ...

    Jobs for Seniors --  How to Find Them

    Jobs for Seniors — How to Find Them

    Working as long as possible is a recommended retirement strategy for almost everyone. There are so many benefits to working as long as possible and they are not only financial.  Working keeps you young, happy and healthy. However, it can be difficult for an older person to find a job. A study by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) ...

    14 Reasons Why Retirement Jobs Are the Best!

    14 Reasons Why Retirement Jobs Are the Best!

    Forget early retirement. The trends all point toward working well after the traditional retirement age of 65 – reversing earlier tendencies toward quitting work by age 62 or before. In fact, an AARP study reported that almost half of their respondents planned to have retirement jobs and be a working senior into their 70s or ...

    Being Laid Off Shortly Before Retirement

    Being Laid Off Shortly Before Retirement

    It’s something that many people don’t really think can happen but has become more common over the last few years – being laid off shortly before you retire.  We like to think the chances of this happening are small due to the belief that it’s too outrageous, especially If you are one of those people ...

    It is Not too Late!  Get Inspired by these Famous Accomplishments Made Late in Life…

    It is Not too Late! Get Inspired by these Famous Accomplishments Made Late in Life…

    If you think that turning 60, 70, 80 or even 90 as the end of your ability to accomplish great things, think again!  Today’s older Americans are reinventing themselves in surprising ways and it turns out that some notable accomplishments have been made by previous generations of seniors. The following people switched careers around the time ...

    Retirement Jobs: 4 Great Opportunities to Work at Home

    Retirement Jobs: 4 Great Opportunities to Work at Home

    There really are benefits to going to work every day (having a place to go and people to see can keep us engaged in life in meaningful ways). However, in retirement, many of us dream of jobs with a little more flexibility.  Working at home can give us that flexibility.  And the good news is that ...

    Professional Athletes Bounce Out of Retirement -- The Top 15 Anti Retirement Stories in Sports

    Professional Athletes Bounce Out of Retirement — The Top 15 Anti Retirement Stories in Sports

    What is it with professional athletes? Why can’t they retire? They announce to the world that they are going to retire, and often do so for a little while. But then they go back to work. For top athletes, if it is not the money that keeps them working, what is it? Some athletes return to ...

    Is Retirement at 65 Ridiculous?

    Is Retirement at 65 Ridiculous?

    "Retirement at 65 is ridiculous.  When I was sixty-five I still had pimples." -- George Burns It seems that George Burns was onto something.  More and more older Americans are working well past the traditional age of 65 and there is good reason. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall U.S. work force is projected ...

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

    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. Here are 5 ...

    Supplement Retirement Savings with Income Made Online

    Supplement Retirement Savings with Income Made Online

    The dream of retirement is something for which many of us hope. However, many of us end up bored or without  enough money to continue with our desired standard of living. In some worst-case scenarios, individuals may end up not retiring at all, or may even have to get a part-time job just to make ends ...

    How to Make Money in Retirement: 14 Real and Really Easy Ways to Boost Income

    How to Make Money in Retirement: 14 Real and Really Easy Ways to Boost Income

    Regardless of where you are in life, it’s always nice to make some extra money.  And that is especially true in retirement. But, how to make money in retirement when your supposed to be simply enjoying the easy life?  The retirement gigs listed below won't be quite enough to cover retirement expenses, but they won’t ...

    Reverse Retirement: Find Out Why So Many Retirees Are Going Back to Work

    Reverse Retirement: Find Out Why So Many Retirees Are Going Back to Work

    An astonishing number of retirees reverse retirement -- quit their lives of leisure and go back to work either part or full time.  Is retirement really not all that it is cracked up to be? Going backwards is rarely a good idea, but reversing back into a compelling job can actually have far reaching benefits.  Find ...

    Jobs for Seniors: Prospects Improve Greatly for Older Workers

    Jobs for Seniors: Prospects Improve Greatly for Older Workers

    A recent study reports that jobs for seniors are easier to find. The average retirement age is being pushed back each year and there is no longer a “typical” definition of what retirement is. A large number of older Americans don’t necessarily ever want to stop working completely, for reasons such as keeping themselves ...

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

    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 motivation to ...

    New Evidence of Awful Age Discrimination in the Workplace: Protect Your Livelihood (and Future Retirement)

    New Evidence of Awful Age Discrimination in the Workplace: Protect Your Livelihood (and Future Retirement)

    Old. Venerable. Elderly. Veteran. Senior. Long in the tooth. Geriatric. Mature. Seasoned. Geezer. Expert. Grey haired. 50. 60. 70. 80. 90...  No matter what you call it (positive or negative), your age should not matter when it comes to jobs.  However, new research indicates that age discrimination is a very real and measurable thing. This is ...

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

    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 for individuals ...

    9 of the Best Part Time Jobs for Retirees

    9 of the Best Part Time Jobs for Retirees

    Reaching retirement doesn't have to mean that you'll never work again. In fact, it might be a great opportunity to work on your own terms. Part-time work can help you improve your retirement income and keep you active at the same time. Here are 9 of the best part time jobs for retirees -- great ways ...

    Tips to Help You Delay Retirement for a Happier and Wealthier Future

    Tips to Help You Delay Retirement for a Happier and Wealthier Future

    Reaching age 65 once meant collecting a final paycheck. But today, more Americans are trying to delay retirement -- working well into the traditional retirement years, not because they have to, but because they want to. According to the Pew Research Center, in 2016, 18.8% of Americans age 65 and older reported being employed part- or ...

    Ric Edelman on Whether You'll Have 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 time ...