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Your Job Loss Resource Guide

Your Job Loss Resource Guide Job loss is a big worry for every generation, but it’s a special issue if you’re getting ready for retirement. Maybe you’ve been working in the same field for 30 years, and don’t have any commutable skills. Maybe you’re a great employee, but your position is becoming automated. Maybe you […]

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How to Prepare For a Job Change (Whether You Want it Or Not)

Job change is on the horizon for many late-career professionals today. Maybe you don’t like your career and want to try something different. Or maybe you’re worried about losing your job. Late-career job loss is a legitimate retirement concern, even if your boss is happy with your work. Career corporate workers are becoming obsolete thanks […]

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Your Retirement Fix: Stop Listening to Your Own Excuses

    I’ve written extensively on this blog and elsewhere about how you can fix your retirement, no matter your age, debt, or living situation. I’ve led by example, pulling myself away from the brink of bankruptcy using my own strategy. But I know there are some readers with tools in hand, who will never […]

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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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5 Reasons to Be Concerned About Another Financial Crisis

With the most recent financial crisis in our hindsights, many Americans are sighing with relief. We made it through. And if you’re in your 50’s, maybe you’re thinking: There won’t be another recession before I retire. I’ll be fine. Maybe. I don’t mean to ruin your optimistic outlook, but there are some worrying signs that […]

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Over 50? Here are 15 Retirement Stats You Need to Know

I know a lot of people over 50 have retirement concerns, and they should. The traditional retirement age is fast approaching, and many have less retirement savings than they’d like. And what many GenExers and late Baby Boomers who have retirement concerns don’t really realize how much the cards are stacked against them. Traditional advice […]

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Losing Your Corporate Job Could Be The Best Thing That Ever Happened

It’s old wisdom that losing a job can turn someone’s life upside down. There’s a mortgage, car payments, kids to send to college and you just lost your income and pension. That sounds pretty bleak. But really, losing your corporate job isn’t as much of a death sentence as it used to be. In fact, […]

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