Read Published Article ‘ When he was fired from Time-Warner four years ago after two decades of service, James S. Kunen was abruptly thrown into a job market that was less than welcoming for workers in his age group–baby boomers brushing up against 60. He has written an appealing book, Diary of a Company Man: Losing […]
Read Published Article On a sun-kissed California day, I dragged my chair across the porch of the Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito and pulled it up next to 71-year-old Randal Charlton, a newly minted 2011 Purpose Prize winner. He had already sunk into a chair for a brief break in a whirlwind weekend of meetings […]
Read Published Article If you work for yourself, finding health insurance is a big headache. While there’s no holy grail, there are ways to navigate the maze and find good coverage at manageable prices. Whether it is affordable, of course, is a crapshoot. That depends on a myriad of factors–where you live, the ages and […]
Read Published Article This story appears in the Dec. 5 Investment Guide issue of Forbes Magazine. Click here for the full Investment Guide 2012 special report. THE THRILL OF VICTORY Thoroughbreds remain a bad investment overall. But a new breed of owner is trying to minimize the risk and maximize the fun. Kevin Plank, founder and […]
Read Published Article Lots of boomers are eager to start their own businesses. The desire may stem from the frustration that sits in your gut when the hunt to land an in-house position after a layoff hits wall after wall. Other times, it’s a dream that bubbles to the surface when you have the cushion […]
A new AARP Social Security Benefits Calculator launched today here has arrived at just the right moment. Not outliving their retirement savings is emerging as one of baby boomers’ top concerns. One of the most important decisions you make, in this regard, is when to claim Social Security benefits. When should you claim? It’s a straightforward […]
Read Published Article Image by AFP/Getty Images via @daylife “Murdoch Veterans Portray a Fully Engaged Boss,” according to The New York Times front page headline. The New York Times writes yesterday: “He may have come across at the hearing as vague, detached and unfocused — as an old man who was at times not quite all there… “But […]
Read Published Article Bnet Moneywatch When Lisa Eaves decided to make a mid-career switch from working as a tech specialist for Fannie Mae to opening her own acupuncture practice five years ago, it was a risky move, but not a rash one.
College towns and centers of healthcare or state government tend to make great bets. By Emily Brandon , Kerry Hannon Read Published Article in Many seniors are going to be employed past age 65, both for the money and because they enjoy working. But jobs aren’t exactly easy to come by right now. The unemployment […]
Buy the Book on Amazon.com It’s hard to believe it took three people to write a book as short as this one. But apparently, it did. The One Minute Entrepreneur, written by a team headed by motivational speaker Ken Blanchard, author of the classic The One Minute Manager, dispenses inspirational wisdom on the keys to […]
What I Told The Senate About Older Workers and Jobs
I testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging and its Chairman, Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), and Ranking Member, Claire McCaskill at its June 24th hearing, Work in Retirement: Career Reinventions and the New Retirement Workscape, I was honored, and admittedly, a little thrilled Watch the video
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