Read Published Article If you are willing to forgo working 9 to 5, there’s a smorgasbord of jobs that can be sampled during the hours when most folks have dimmed their lights. These range from baking pastries and breads to manning the front desk at a hotel, selling movie or theater tickets, cleaning offices or […]
Read Published Article Personal training, tutoring provide rewards for those who love to help others learn and grow After the last school bell rings, retired teachers have a leg up. Opportunities cut a broad swath from tutoring to substitute teaching to jobs a little further afield, such as fitness training. Teachers have a combination of tools in their kit […]
Read Published Article From national parks to ballparks to amusement parks, seasonal hiring is heating up at a whole host of summer vacation playgrounds. For many retirees, this is the perfect time to scoop up short-term work that lasts anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. Ask Rich Bartkowski, 67, of Perry Hall, […]
Read published article Blogging, coaching or teaching provide opportunities for income with flexible schedules Just recently, relatively few retirees took on part-time jobs. Today, the majority of retirees are working as a way to stay engaged, support a lifestyle or both. For Jose and Jill Ferrer, ages 61 and 56, respectively, it’s the whole […]
Read Published Article Heading south for the winter? Unique employment opportunities await. Snowbirds are on the move. Biting cold in the North has sparked the annual migration of retirees and semi-retirees south for the winter. In parts of Florida and Arizona, especially, populations swell as warm-weather seekers make the seasonal shift. While climate […]
>Returning to work is an economic necessity for some retirees and a personal choice for others. Either way, the prospect of long commutes and annoying co-workers can be daunting. A good compromise might be to find a work-at-home job. That’s what Jackie Booley did. In 2007, she retired from her position as an AT&T call […]
Read Published Article ‘Tis the season for retirees to earn a little extra money on the side. Here’s how. Getting hired during the holiday season can be easier than finding work at other times of the year. That’s a big boost to retirees who are interested in earning some extra cash and staying active without committing to […]
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 If ditching a regular job for meaningful work is part of your “retirement” plan, then it’s time to start taking the financial steps necessary to make that a reality. Money is the biggest stumbling block when it comes to changing careers later in life. That’s because starting over in a new field, […]
Read Published Article Americans get it. They admit they aren’t saving enough for retirement and are worried. According to the 2012 Retirement Confidence Survey published by the nonprofit Employee Benefit Research Institute, only a small fraction of Americans–14 percent–are very confident that they will have enough money to live comfortably in retirement.
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