Category: Jobs & Retirement Careers for the 55+ Crowd

    Vermont recently signed a bill into law that will pay remote workers a sum of $5,000 a year for up to two years if they move to the state and work remotely. If this entices you and you're looking for a 55+ community in the Green Mountain State, we've got you covered.

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    by Riley Ubben on February 27th, 20171 Comment

    Whether you’re looking for a little extra money or not quite ready to dive into retirement, you’re not alone. Plenty of folks across the country are choosing to stick with the grind, at least part-time, but some cities are more friendly to the semi-retired than others. CareerBuilder released a list of the cities with the largest proportion of 55+ workers, so you can bet that these destinations will have opportunities to fill your golden years.

    by Elliot Crumpley on December 1st, 20163 Comments

    The Baby Boomer generation is generally said to begin in 1946 and as such, the earliest members of that generation are just beginning to retire. But whether it’s for financial reasons or for one of the many other joys that fulfilling employment can provide, many Baby boomers are coming out of retirement and into second careers. And while needing to have some sort of work during retirement is hardly a new trend, from needing the money or just needing to stay busy, active and socialized, the Baby Boomer generation has truly taken what could be just work in retirement and turned it into the art of embarking on life’s second careers. Here are five career paths that make excellent choices for the second time around.

    by Zach Phelps on October 11th, 20161 Comment

    “There has never been a better time to not retire. Have you considered not retiring?” That’s what many media outlets and economic news sources are reporting on regarding the retirement economy. You’ll find articles and features on people at 70, still working away, all smiles. While many don't retire because they find a post-career lifestyle difficult to adapt to, Baby Boomers, however, have a more fixed dilemma: money.
    Starting a new business is a challenging undertaking at any age, yet older entrepreneurs bring their own skills and challenges to the table. There are several things to consider if you're thinking about starting a business during your retirement years.
    Retirees can often find great part-time jobs during the summer months, especially if they live in a resort area or tourist town. However, fun summer jobs can be found around the country at local amusement parks, hotels, campgrounds and other vacation getaways. Here are eight ideas to get you started.
    These days, college graduates aren't the only ones seeking new careers. Many older adults are also looking for ways to reinvent themselves or keep life fresh and interesting with a new career. In some cases, a second career is an opportunity to follow a passion after retirement.
    Heading into your retirement years doesn't have to mean the end of making money. Finding a way to earn some money through your favorite hobby can help you ease into retirement gradually and spend a little less of your hard-earned nest egg. It can also be a great way to stay active while pursuing a true passion. Here are just a few hobbies which can make you money during your retirement years.

    by Bill Ness on January 3rd, 20142 Comments

    The start of the new year is often a time for reflection and resolutions. If your plans for 2014 include finding ways to save more money, there are many simple changes you can make to reach that goal.
    Retirees have many great options for part-time jobs, particularly during the holidays when stores and businesses need extra help. This seasonal work can help retirees earn some extra cash for their own holiday expenses, such as gifts and travel plans. Finding a job around the holidays can also lead to future part-time work during busy periods or even year-round.

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