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Mind The Gap, Then Fund The Gap

Most retirement plans created for Baby Boomers predicted that the last decade of work before retiring would be a nice gentle ride. Lofty incomes and kids leaving the nest after college would allow you to accumulate a comfortable cushion for the leisure years. But this isn’t happening. After the Great Financial Crisis, incomes for most […]

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Retirement Concerns

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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My Retirement Rehab Weekly Round-up

Welcome to the round-up! Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. This Round-up is about entrepreneurship. If you’re considering starting an online business, we think you’ll like them too. Success Success Magazine produces some great video on what they call the YOU Economy. Others call it […]

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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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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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How to Cope With the Robots Taking Your Job

According to Pew research, the majority of human jobs could be automated by 2065. The process has begun, and many jobs are at risk today. This isn’t just a possibility –it’s something that should worry people. The robots can destroy your retirement planning, especially if you’re already late career. Millennials have time to pick up the […]

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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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