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Boomers Predict Relaxing Retirement. Not.

Posted on 05/6/2013 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsOur parents may have moved to a warmer climate, traveled around the globe or retreated to the porch rocking chair in retirement. But boomers’ ideas about how they plan to spend their retirement years don’t seem nearly as relaxing or leisurely. A new study finds that nearly one in two pre-retirees expects to work part-time or full-time in retirement — but in another line of work altogether. They’ll apparently need the income, because one in two also expects to be …

Women Are Working Longer

Posted on 02/13/2013 by |Online Executive Producer | Comments

WorkThe following is a guest post by Sara Rix, senior strategic policy adviser with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Hardly a week goes by, it seems, without another headline highlighting the growing number of Americans who, for a variety of reasons, are pushing back their date of retirement. What gets less attention is that women comprise a sharply growing proportion of the older workforce. See also: 5 Jobs in Demand  At one time, the large majority of older workers were …