Read the Published Article Boomer women take a bow. You’ve worked and earned more than the generation before you and will reap those rewards in retirement. Rosie the Riveter would be proud. That’s the good news from a new study by the Urban Institute that was discussed yesterday at a forum held inWashington, DC titillating […]
Read Published Article Having trouble focusing on your job? Productivity lagging? Calling in sick? Blame it on your bills. Human-resources managers say employees are so freaked out about their finances that it’s hurting their job performance, according to a survey released last week by the Society for Human Resource Management.
Read Published Article When midlife career switchers ask me for advice on how to succeed, I say, “get a fitness program.” You need to be: Physically fit– provides the strength and mental sharpness to deal with stress, especially when changing jobs, or making big decisions. It sounds superficial, but an in-shape and energetic appearance is […]
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 Today was the day. I put away the last vestige of the ho, ho, ho season—the festive bowl of holiday cards with pictures of smiling kids and pets, along with the occasional annual letters detailing whirlwind lives. As I was taking a final gander, one caught my eye. It was sent by […]
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 The end of corporate retirement benefits is an old story. The rise of retirement benefits, well that’s worth some hoopla. Meet one contrarian company–Intel Corp. Today, Civic Ventures, a nonprofit think tank that focuses on boomers and encore careers with social purpose, announced a program with the Santa Clara, CA-based chip maker […]
Read Published Article I had the opportunity to attend The Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 64th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston last week, and, believe me, the four-day event was packed with smart academics, scientists, and experts in the field of aging from all over the world to the tune of more than 4,000 attendees. […]
Read Published Article Earlier this week, I wrote about corporate powerhouse Intel Corp., in conjunction with San Francisco-based Civic Ventures, offering a non-profit Encore fellowship program to pre- retirees that includes a $25,000 stipend and health benefit coverage. That’s a sweet proposition for both those eligible to retire to pursue new fields and for those […]
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