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9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do

By Margaret Manning January 18, 2022

Women over 60 are no strangers to hard work. Most of us have worked all our lives, whether it’s at a full-time job or caring for children or for aging parents. But as we approach retirement age, many older women are starting to think about…

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10 Best Websites to Find Freelance Jobs

By Sandra Roussy September 28, 2021

Have you recently found yourself out of work? Are you looking for some extra cash to help with monthly expenses? Do you want to stay active and do something that you enjoy while being paid? Whatever reason brings you to the point of looking…

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7 Offbeat Jobs That Can Make You a Buck After 60

By Wendy Edwardson November 22, 2020

2020 is winding down, and all I can say is good riddance! I cannot recall a bleaker year. Like me, your job may have either gone POOF! or you are sitting by your phone waiting for that come-on-back call. I may be over 60, but I still get a thrill…

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7 “Jobs for Teens” that Are Actually Great “Jobs for Seniors!”

By Sixty and Me June 04, 2020

My first “real” job was as a waitress at a pizza joint in Boulder, Colorado. But, like many kids of my generation, my childhood was filled with odd jobs – delivering newspapers, babysitting and cleaning…

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Why I Hate the Term “Jobs for Seniors”… But Embrace the Idea of Working in Retirement

By Sixty and Me April 10, 2020

If you look up “jobs for seniors” on Google, you are likely to find dozens of articles with jobs that require no experience are easy to do part-time and that you can do at home. While there is no doubt that these attributes are appealing to some retirees, overall, I believe…

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Part Time Jobs for Seniors: How to Find a Job to Enjoy in Retirement

By Margaret Manning September 08, 2019

Women over 60 are exploring new possibilities in life. For many of us, this means working in retirement. The reasons may surprise you.

Jobs for Seniors Aren’t Just About Money

Although many women over 60 are definitely interested in making their retirement savings last longer, the number one motivator for working in retirement is not always “to make money.” Whether we need the money or not, many women over 60 want to stay active, stay involved in the world, and keep making a meaningful contribution to an organization or cause that we care about. Read More

What Are the Best Part-Time Jobs for Retirees?

By Margaret Manning February 22, 2016

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

Memorable First Jobs and What We Can Learn from Them

By Margaret Manning October 13, 2015

Many women have strong memories of their first paid job. Sometimes their memories are tinged with mixed emotions – but there is no denying that first taste of freedom and a pay check combined with the sense of being truly “grown up” represents a significant milestone in a young woman’s life. Read More

Fun Jobs for Seniors: How to Sell Your Handmade Items Online

By Margaret Manning March 19, 2015

A lot of women in their 60s would love to make a little extra money on the side, preferably doing something they love. Unfortunately jobs for seniors are hard to come by these days.

Besides, after decades trying to climb the corporate ladder, many of us are reluctant to start something too serious. At the same time, we would like to earn some “fun money” for travel, gifts and little luxuries. The question is – where should we start? Read More

Flexible Jobs for Women Over 60 (Video)

By Margaret Manning March 04, 2014

My guest on this latest episode of the Sixty and Me Show is Nancy Collamer, a blogger for Next Avenue and Forbes and loves helping boomer women to shape profitable and exiting careers in semi-retirement. Read More