Retirement Jobs

After retirement, many people get a retirement job either for income or as a way to stay vital.

Work after retirement has a tremendous number of emotional, physical, intellectual, and financial benefits. And, many retirees find jobs or even volunteer gigs that they really love.

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Keys to a Successful Retirement: The 3 Traits of Financially Solvent Retirees

A recent study found 3 traits to help you achieve a successful retirement. Adopt these maxims to achieve a more secure future.

June 2, 2022
second careers

An Encore Career? 5 Tips for a Second Career In Retirement

Second careers may be the key to a successful retirement. Get tips on the best careers and how to make money, find meaning and have fun.

May 11, 2022

10 Surprising Facts About Success Later in Life: (It is the Right Time to Start a Business)

You might be surprised by the facts of being an entrepreneur after 50! Financial success later in life is FAR more common than you might think.

January 27, 2022

401k Plans Getting Better: Are They Reason Enough to Work Longer?

Retirement savings programs are improving and most Americans now want to save more. What is a good employer match? How does yours compare?

January 20, 2022

Nope. Most Retirees Don’t Want to Go Back to Work, Labor Shortage or Not

Do retirees have an obligation to work? Are the benefits of a retirement job worth it? Many say no way.

January 20, 2022

9 Tips for Finding a Job After 50 or After You Have Retired

You are getting better with age. Finding the right job might be more difficult. Overcome the adversity with these 9 tips.

January 19, 2022

Will Future Generations Need to Work for 60 Years or More? Maybe it Won’t Be So Bad

Experts predict lifespans will increase to 100 years or more. Explore the past, present and future of retirement in light of increasing longevity.

December 29, 2021
part time retirement jobs

20 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, keep you active, give you purpose and be fun all at the same time. And, in case you haven’t heard, there…

August 31, 2021
reasons to work in retirement

8 Fantastic Reasons to Work in Retirement (4 Have Absolutely Nothing to Do with Money)

Planning retirement? This list might inspire you to include post retirement work. Already retired? You might be choose to return to work.

July 15, 2021
can i quit

Why Unprecedented Numbers Are Deciding to Retire Early: Can You Afford to Quit Too?

Post pandemic there are unprecedented numbers of people who are quitting their jobs in search of a better work life balance. Why are they rethinking work and what is next for them?

June 24, 2021

Volunteering in Retirement: 6 Tips for Making an Impact

If volunteering in retirement sounds appealing to you, you are not alone. More than ever, workers over 50 are looking toward careers in the nonprofit world, seeking a second chance at purposeful work. In fact, according to Encore.org, more than 25 million Americans ages 50 to 70 are eager to share their skills, passions and…

March 30, 2021
jobs for seniors

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

So, for either financial or personal reasons you think you might want to work after retirement or past the traditional retirement age of 65. Read below to get answers about the best jobs after retirement: Are there many options for work as a retiree? How do you find the right jobs for your goals, income…

February 25, 2021
retirement business ideas

Retirement Business Ideas: 12 Ideas for Getting Started After 50

Some individuals dream of the day when they can do absolutely nothing. To them, retirement is a euphoric future of sleeping in, lounging in the sun, and thinking as little as possible for the next 30 years of their lives. (Others dream  up retirement business ideas.) In fact, for most of us, a life of…

February 18, 2021

When to Retire: What Difference Does a Year Really Make? Should You Retire Soon or Delay?

In some cases a year can make a huge difference. Think back to 2019. It was certainly different than 2020 (to say the least). But sometimes years go by and not all that much has changed. Knowing when to retire is a huge decision. It can be easy to put it off a year and…

February 4, 2021
how to make money in retirement

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 you’re 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…

July 5, 2020

Is Phased Retirement Right for You?

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 who have clocked decades of experience on the job. But there’s a win-win solution for both groups: a “phased” retirement, which allows older workers to…

July 3, 2020
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 in order 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…

July 3, 2020
Retirement planning

Do You Want a Retirement Job Caring for Your Grandkids?

You spend most of your adult life planning for retirement. You might also spend a lot of time thinking about having grandkids one day. But what you might not predict is a phone call asking whether you’d be interested in a new job: being a childcare provider for the newest family member. Men and women…

July 2, 2020

3 Big Mistakes to Avoid When Working Past Retirement Age

The meaning of retirement continues to evolve. What once signified the end of work now actually means continuing to work, but often in new and different ways. Longer lives, the elimination of the guarantee of pensions for most workers, economic uncertainty, and a re-envisioning of later life are four forces driving us to stay in…

July 2, 2020
Age Discrimination in the Workplace

How to Combat Age Discrimination in the Workplace

While your age should not matter when it comes to jobs, research indicates that age discrimination is a real and measurable thing. This is bad news to the masses of Americans in their 50s, 60s, and 70s who want to keep working.  A retirement job or a delayed retirement is a huge part of many…

July 2, 2020

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, now that you’ve left the workforce, it has precipitated a fear of outliving your money. “The main financial…

July 2, 2020
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9 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, nearly 20% of Americans age 65 and older reported being employed part- or…

June 30, 2020

Retirement Jobs: 4 Great Opportunities to Work at Home

There 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). What Work at Home Options Are Available to Retirees? In retirement, many of us dream of jobs with a little more flexibility. Working at home can give us…

June 28, 2020
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Reverse Retirement: Find Out Why So Many Retirees Are Going Back to Work

An astonishing number of retirees “reverse” retirement – they 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 backward is rarely a good idea, but reversing back into a compelling job can actually have far-reaching benefits.…

June 28, 2020

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