Read Published Article There’s one for you, nineteen for me. ‘Cause I’m the taxman, Yeah, I’m the taxman. Taxes are not my bailiwick. They’re complicated and make me a little nervous and irritable. So as I pause to procrastinate and write this post, I confess I’m still pulling my personal 2010 material together for my […]
Read Published article “Spent some time feelin inferior, standing in front of my mirror,” sings Rod Stewart in his 1970s-era lyric. If you’re over 50 and looking for a job, feeling inferior isn’t so unusual. The truth is, I know a lot of people who feel like castoffs in today’s job market. […]
Read pulbished Article Say it’s so. Forty-two percent of companies expect to increase hiring in the next six months, according to a quarterly survey conducted by the National Association for Business Economics released this week. ABC News reported that of the 35 leading economic experts their reporters interviewed, most said […]
Why not me? There is something intrinsic in the American spirit that makes the idea of being your own boss a dream worth fighting for. I work for myself. My brother does. My father did–on a much larger scale. I suspect one or two of my eight nephews and nieces will too. It gets you […]
Read post at Forbes. com. Fidelity Investments has a nifty new online retirement calculator. The tool, called the “Fidelity Income Strategy Evaluator,” goes beyond basic retirement calculators by suggesting which combination of products will best help you replace your paycheck. A few details: You don’t have to be a Fidelity customer to use the calculator, […]
A police officer turned music agent. A Navy captain who became a circus manager. A botanist who traded plants for making chocolate. Those are a few stories of major career changes from the baby boomers and retirees I interviewed for my book, What’s Next? Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job. Each one faced […]
For more than a decade I’ve been reviewing books for USA Today’s Money section. There have been some really special books along the way–books that strike an inner chord with me, and I find myself jotting down passages to remember. Peace and Plenty fits that category. I’m smitten.
Don’t touch my Social Security. You’ve seen the newspaper headlines, placards and palpable anger when the talk of shaving Social Security benefits arises. And no doubt you will hear the President discuss it in tonight’s State of the Union Address. I recently sat down with Mark Miller, the author of The […]
You can skip the confetti, but for older workers, the employment situation has improved somewhat, according toBureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday. In December, overall unemployment dropped to 9.4 percent from 9.8 percent the previous month. Workers over age 55, in particular, felt a bump up, with the unemployment rate falling from 7.2 percent […]
“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” Maggie Mistal, career coach and Sirius XM radio host, loves this quote from Theologian Howard Thurman. But Mistal has heard enough corporate castaway tales from her clientele and […]
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