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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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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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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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How to Boost Savings for Retirement When You’re Over 50

Feel like your savings for retirement aren’t on track? You aren’t alone. According to the Pew Research Center, late baby boomers will only manage to replace 60% of their preretirement income with retirement savings and assets. For Gen Xers, only 50%. This is mostly thanks to the Great Recession, but there’s still a lot you […]

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