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Diplodocus Dinosaur at its End

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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8 Signs Your Job May Be at Risk

Even if you’re a late-career corporate worker, it’s reasonable to worry about job security. Losing your job at any time can be disastrous for your retirement planning. And a lot of the time, it’s out of your control. If you’re worried about losing your job, here are 8 signs you should look out for. You […]

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Why Corporate Job Security is a Myth

Trying to build savings for retirement? Don’t bank everything on your corporate job. ‘Job security’ is a buzzword a lot of people throw around. For corporate workers, it’s often a barrier. You want more savings for retirement, so you think: Maybe I should become an entrepreneur and start my own business. Then you think: No, it’s […]

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