Avoid Problems As You Rollover Your 401k To An IRA

your money goes in taxes This article is contributed by Deadra Plessner. These days, very few people can expect to spend the entirety of their career years with the same employer. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t start planning for their retirement, and right away. The trick is to devise a retirement plan that will move with you from job to job. If you are planning on switching jobs any time soon, then you need to make sure you know how the Rollover IRA works: Continue reading “Avoid Problems As You Rollover Your 401k To An IRA”

So you want to volunteer?

senior volunteer This article is contributed by Julia Webb and is written from a UK perspective. Voluntary working can be very rewarding and can help you to develop new skills and even lead to paid employment. There are many types of organisations that take on volunteers so the first step is to narrow down the choices. Think about what kind of organisation you might want to work in and what type of role you might want.  Remember though you have two options here – firstly you can think about what skills you have that you can offer them or secondly you can think about what new skills you could learn. Continue reading “So you want to volunteer?”

Career Doors That are Open for Senior Citizens

worried senior citizen This article is contributed by John Cassidy.

The scenario: you’ve just found your social security is not enough to provide for all your financial needs during your retirement. A part time or a full time job is a great help but you are worried it would be hard to find one for your age, and if you do, a decent wage could be a problem.

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Why You Deserve a Pay Rise

peanut pay This article is contributed by Chase Brandon. If you’ve been thinking about asking for a pay rise for a while, but don’t seem to be able to find the courage to actually do it, it could be because you doubt whether you actually deserve one. Here are a few great reasons to boost your confidence and remind you why you deserve a pay rise: Continue reading “Why You Deserve a Pay Rise”

How to Become a Professional Dog Groomer

cute dog This article is contributed by Matthew Hosford. There are so many dog lovers who enjoy pampering their pooch, but for some their passion turns into a profession. If you are considering setting up a dog grooming business, this article takes a look at the requirements and aspects that you should consider in order to set yourself on the path to a successful and enjoyable occupation. Continue reading “How to Become a Professional Dog Groomer”

Seniors in the Workplace

This article is contributed by Joffrey Drummond.

Many seniors these days are working well into what would normally be considered their retirement years. Sometimes this is just because they don’t want to settle down and simply spend their time getting “old”. They want to keep active and staying in the work force gives them the stimulation and the social interaction that they crave and need.

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Job Search Tips For Seniors

This article is contributed by Damian Wolf. Before we shun the older generation, we should understand that they have more experience and leadership skills after being around for longer. Today, most are not willing to retire early because either they have to pay the bills or they want to stay productive for longer. Continue reading “Job Search Tips For Seniors”

Your second career will be better

Many reaching what is normally thought of as the age of retirement, say fifty five years old or so, are now deciding to take up a second career.  That may be due to force of circumstances or may be a conscious determination to do something completely different.  In either case, it is important to realistically compare the career choices before making the plunge. Continue reading “Your second career will be better”