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Part-Time Jobs for Seniors

Part time jobs for seniors are not just a way to make a little extra money. They are also a path to better social relationships and healthy aging. They also help people our age to find a sense of purpose after 60. We’ll help you find a job that is perfect for you.

5 Ways to Bring Home the Bacon in Retirement
9 months ago

5 Ways to Bring Home the Bacon in Retirement

The freedom of retirement doesn’t have to mean the end of making money. Plus, now is the time to cash in on things you actually enjoy doing! Read More

How Are You Making Money in Retirement? Here Are Some Ideas
1 year ago

How Are You Making Money in Retirement? Here Are Some Ideas

As we reach our 60s, many of us are looking for creative ways to make money in retirement. Some of us are looking to earn some extra cash for luxuries, like travel and entertainment. Others are focused simply on surviving in a low interest rate environment in which it feels like we are paying the bank to hold our money. Read More

60 Creative Ways to Make Money in Retirement
1 year ago

60 Creative Ways to Make Money in Retirement

A few weeks ago, I asked the women in our community how they make money in retirement. Their answers were amazing and showed just how creative our generation has become when it comes to supplementing our income in the best years of our lives.

So, today, I’d like to share 60 creative ways that we have found to make money in retirement. I hope that you find them useful. Read More

Create Your Own Cash Flow to Escape Ageism in the Workplace
1 year ago

Create Your Own Cash Flow to Escape Ageism in the Workplace

It’s interesting to note how governments are universally at pains to promote the employment of the over 50’s. They aim to keep them working as long as possible.

Is this to prevent governments having to pay pensions? Or are they beginning to understand that people over 50, are no longer old? Personally, I think it’s the former. Read More

What Are the Best Part-Time Jobs for Retirees?
2 years ago

What Are the Best Part-Time Jobs for Retirees?

As the careers that supported us for decades come to an end, many of us are starting to think about jobs for retirees. It’s not just the money that we care about, although this is certainly important! It’s also the sense of purpose that comes from contributing to society in a tangible way. Read More

3 Unexpected Benefits of Working in Retirement – It’s Not Just About Money
2 years ago

3 Unexpected Benefits of Working in Retirement – It’s Not Just About Money

Why would you even consider working in retirement? After all, most people think about retirement as being a time to take a well-deserved break. After decades of hard work, we look forward to pursuing our passions, spending time with our family and, if we can afford it, traveling. Read More

Working After Retirement – “Great Idea” or “Give Me a Break?”
3 years ago

Working After Retirement – “Great Idea” or “Give Me a Break?”

The concept of “retirement” has become deeply ingrained in many aspects of society. Thanks to decades of marketing from financial services companies, not to mention governments around the world, most of us have come to see retirement as an expectation, if not a right. Read More

How to Make Money in Retirement by Sharing Your Passion for Health
3 years ago

How to Make Money in Retirement by Sharing Your Passion for Health

If you are wondering how to make money in retirement, our contributor, Lynda Goldman, has some excellent suggestions. Why not share your passion for health with the world, while funding your dreams?

For most of my life I’ve been unemployable.

That doesn’t mean I haven’t had jobs. I was a college language teacher for many years. That led to an opportunity to write textbooks – and I found that I loved the creativity of writing.

I then went freelance and got contracts to write training programs for corporations. Read More

Can Age Discrimination be Cured by Freelance Writing and Online Work?
3 years ago

Can Age Discrimination be Cured by Freelance Writing and Online Work?

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Lots of women over 60 are looking for ways to make money, save more money for retirement, or perhaps start a new career. Unfortunately, age discrimination is all too real. Lots of people “of a certain age” get passed over for opportunities at work, forced into early retirement, or denied interviews for jobs that they’re clearly qualified for.

If you feel like you’re being held back in your career by the unfairness of the youth-obsessed corporate world, or if you don’t feel valued at your company, or if you’re looking for a new way to add value and earn income and feel connected, perhaps you should try freelance writing. Read More

5 Secrets to Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer
3 years ago

5 Secrets to Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer

When you think about being a freelance writer, what images come to mind? Do you imagine yourself, sitting on a beach, the sun setting behind your laptop as you put the final touches on an article for a client 4000 miles away?

In many ways, freelance writing sounds like the ultimate part-time job for people approaching, or already enjoying, retirement. It’s flexible, in demand and easy to get started with. Unfortunately, these very factors also make freelance writing highly competitive. Read More