“It enables them to earn income, continue saving for retirement and bridge savings shortfalls — with more free time for personal pursuits,” says
Catherine Collinson, CEO and president of the nonprofit Transamerica Institute.
Writes Vera Gibbons: Encore careers are becoming increasingly popular in retirement. In fact, according to a study by CareerBuilder, nearly 60 percent of workers who are age 60 or older anticipate looking for a new job after retiring.
The barriers to accumulating wealth for women are daunting. Recommendations from a Senate hearing and a think tank briefing. The financial challenges women face to achieve financial security in retirement can be huge, as a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing and an Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) briefing last week demonstrated starkly. And with the […]
Kerry shares her perspective and advice on: interesting work options that people may not consider, the key challenges workers over 50 face today and how to best prepare if you want to work longer
There’s something romantic about the term entrepreneurship, especially when you’re considering starting a second act. The chance to be your own boss and spend your time doing work you love may seem enticing. But it can also be reckless. “For those who choose to jump into the game when they’re 50 years old or older […]
For Lindsay Corner, 25, saving for retirement has a greater urgency than for many of her peers. “None of my girlfriends talk about it, but I feel fairly confident about managing money and finances,” Ms. Corner said. “I learned about it from my parents and, in college, I studied accounting and finance and took a […]
Fluctuations in pay make it tricky to set aside the correct amount for your yearly tax bills. When I filed my 2017 taxes last month, I was reminded what a scramble that process can be for freelancers like me. It’s not uncommon for self-employed workers to have to write big checks in April to cover […]
Closing in on retirement 23:25 In this episode of The Confident Wallet™, a personal finance podcast series from The Washington Post BrandStudio and T. Rowe Price, host Lynnette Khalfani-Cox calls on experts to talk about planning for people nearing retirement. Khalfani-Cox, who’s also known as The Money Coach®, is joined by guests Kerry Hannon, AARP’s […]
Robert Metoli, 57, spent eight years as a skilled technician setting up the machines on the factory floor at Lee Spring, a small firm based in Brooklyn that makes coils to be used in a variety of objects, including cellphones, eyeglasses, rockets and robots. It took a toll. Mr. Metoli’s back started bothering him, and his […]
When retirement expert Kerry Hannon speaks to audiences around the country, she can see “the palpable fear in their eyes.” “They’re going to outlive their money,” she said. “A lot of people have not saved for retirement (and) they need to work.” Source: 2016 Retirement Confidence Survey People are living longer than ever and saving less during their […]