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Embracing A “Phased” Approach To Retirement

September 30, 2021

It can hit you all at once. One day you’re knee-deep in work and deadlines, the next you’re given a pink slip or feted at your going ...

No Time To Retire: Older Workers In Today’s Marketplace

June 22, 2021

For a while now there’s been a growing awareness that reaching “retirement age” doesn’t necessarily mean we can or will actually “retire”. Even before COVID, many of us could not afford to retire when we reached our mid- 60s because we had insufficient savings to allow us to go on without more income...

Jobs to Consider When Coming Out of Retirement

June 22, 2021

If you’re coming out of retirement for financial reasons, or just to get back into a more intellectually stimulating atmosphere, you’ll need to consider a variety of actors before you pick the right job for you. Some jobs might requirer training, physical stress, or a  full-time commitment. More flexible, enjoyable jobs might not offer high pay and full benefits. Create a list of the parameters any job should offer before you begin looking at specific post-retirement job options....

Pat’s Posts

June 22, 2021

Change is happening ─ sometimes quickly and dramatically and sometimes slowly and subtly, but it’s always happening.  Understanding your responses and making good choices to manage the change might make the difference between your chance to capitalize on an opportunity or spend time resisting and miss your chance. The future is bright for those who understand, embrace, and leverage change. In a world of unprecedented change, how can you not just survive but thrive?...

Getting A Gig: Older Workers In A Changing Economy

June 22, 2021

It’s hard enough being an older worker in today’s world. Holding on to a job becomes challenging when ageism in the work world appears to be commonplace and younger workers may be resentful that their older colleagues continue to hold on to their positions. But given that older adults often have insufficient retirement funds, voluntary early retirement is not in the cards for most, and for those who involuntarily lose their positions, the hustle to find something else can be a real challenge....

How To Find A Full-Time Job When You’re Over 50

June 22, 2021

With unemployment at all-time lows, now might be the best time for you to be looking for a full-time job. The challenges, however, are greater if you’re over 50 years old....