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January Used To Suck

January 2012 was a tough month. A year earlier my bonus was cut in half despite my business growing over 30%. “The Firm had a tough year” was the explanation then. But in January 2012 my bonus was flat and my business was still growing. Something was horribly wrong. My industry had changed forever and it was never going […]

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Full-time Employment Is Going Extinct (And That’s The Good News)

If you’re a late-career professional, you have a lot to think about for retirement planning. You probably haven’t saved enough yet, and you worry about those Millennials out to get your job. Here’s some new research out of Harvard and Princeton that could add to your woes: 10 million jobs have created between 2005 and […]

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My Retirement Rehab-Weekly Retirement Round-Up

Welcome to the Round-up! Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. We think you’ll like them too. How to avoid choosing the wrong retirement ‘paradise’ “See your new life through a realistic lens.” Finding the life you imagined after retirement requires an honest look, getting past […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Late-career Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs aren’t all bowtie-wearing 26-year-olds with a liberal arts MA. According to the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity — startup activity rose in 2015, for the first time in 4 years. But what’s really interesting is that 24.3% of entrepreneurs are now 55-64 years old, compared to 14.8% in 1996. Part of this change is driven […]

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