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Finding a Job After 50: Job Search Tips Part 1

  The Devil is in the Details You’ve heard finding a job is a full-time job. It’s not only how much time you spend looking for a job, but how you spend your time. Finding a job over 50 is often more difficult. It’s critical to manage your time and get organized early on. Follow these […]

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Arenas for Retirement Activities: Play, Work, or Volunteer

Retirement activities are applied to different arenas. The arenas for retirement activities are leisure, work which includes starting a business, volunteering. Learning is also an important arena, but isn’t included within the clusters and arenas. For example, you may have a passion for gardening. As a leisure activity, you grow your own fruits and vegetable, […]

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Retirement Activities Organizing and Managing Detail

When I was just starting to coach in retirement life planning, I talked to two friends who were preparing to retire. I asked both what they planned to do the first few months of retirement and both responded with “cleaning out closets.” At the time, I thought that was strange, but since then, I’ve realized […]

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Retirement Activities with Finances

Not everyone has a passion for managing money and finances. But everyone should know what is coming in and going out. Everyone should have a plan for the future. This is all part of an estate plan. For some, finances, investing and managing money is fun. Whether it is a chore or a passion, it […]

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Tips for Getting Part Time Retirement Work

Part time work in retirement is popular as 75 percent of baby boomers report they will want employment after the typical retirement-age. Getting part time retirement work may be slightly more challenging for retirement-age mature workers. There are many employers who prefer older workers and there jobs out if you’re willing to take some effort […]

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Retirement Activities with Business and Management

One of the complaints of spouses of retired managers and executives is they try to manage the home after retirement. Many of the skills used in management are difficult to transfer to retirement. Delegation and meeting management are two examples of skills that may not translate well to a non-work environment. The other skills of […]

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Retirement Activities in Fundraising/Sales/Marketing

If you have a knack for selling or influencing others, you will always be able to earn extra retirement income. In fact, sales work is one of the most common and popular areas for retirement work. It’s easy to adapt to different schedules and areas of expertise. Many people will contend they can’t sell. That […]

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Retirement Activities with Personal Services

Personal services involve catering to the needs, tastes and desires of others. Personal services are divided into five clusters: personal appearance, healing arts, well being, hospitality and personal/property caretaking. Generally leisure activities in GReAt refer to engaging in the activity for fun, recreation or as a hobby. In the Personal Services category, leisure refers to […]

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Baby Boomers Adapt to Modern Workplace

We often say that baby boomers are facing a different retirement than their parents. Since 75 percent of people report they will continue to work beyond the average retirement age, they are confronting a modern workplace much different than they first encountered thirty or forty years ago. Our parents (fathers) largely experienced working for the […]

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New Possibilities For Retirement

Recessions provide an opportunity to reevaluate what’s important. This recession is no different. Despite the financial strain many people are feeling, there is still hope for the future, especially for retirement. In a recent Harris poll, 60% of Americans described retirement as an “opportunity for a new, exciting chapter in life.” People still see new […]

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