Bored boomers to late bloomers

News from the web: As Australians stay healthier for longer, they need help to keep life meaningful after 60, writes Kelly Burke. As a teenager, Anne Beasley had a future mapped out for her by others. It looked as conventional and uneventful as any young woman growing up in postwar …

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Seniors Finding Way Back Into Work Force

News from the web: The recession officially ended in June 2009, but that hasn’t done anything to help many seniors enjoy the retirement they had planned for. On the contrary, many are postponing retirement, and some already retired are brushing the dust off their résumés to find work. The labor-force …

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The Baby Boomer Number Game

News from the web: There are 75 million baby boomers who are on the verge of retirement. For the next twenty years, an average of 10,000 people each day will reach age 65, which has historically been the retirement phase of life. Between 2000 and 2010, the number of people age …

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Increase retirement income with smart tax moves

News from the web: While you’re collecting your tax and investment records for your tax return this year, it’s a good idea to review your asset allocation and location strategies with respect to tax-advantaged accounts, including IRAs, 401(k)s, and after-tax investment accounts. You can decrease the taxes you pay on …

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My financial life: why I have to work in retirement

News from the web: Sylvia Glover, who lives in Wideopen in Newcastle, has remained part of the community by working in both paid and voluntary positions since her retirement, and says she still gets the same job satisfaction she did 50 years ago. Sylvia turns 74 next month but has been …

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Volunteers needed for documentary film

News from the web: Would you like to be featured in a documentary film? The producers of a student documentary, entitled “Retirement USA,” are filming at Laguna Woods Village and are looking for volunteers to interview about their retirement experience. Do you have a story to tell? Please leave a …

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Retirement can be good, or bad

News from the web: The other day, I read an article that was headed: ‘Those recently retired should get a job to combat killer loneliness’, which went on to say that pensioners should go back to work because loneliness is more deadly than smoking! I agree with this entirely and …

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Engaging active retired executives

News from the web: Their tribe is increasing everyday. It is the club of retired, but not tired executives. Most of them were forced by circumstances to retire early. With so much time on their hands, they have taken up new ventures. For instance, before Mr Tony Elumelu retired as Group Managing …

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Retirement, investing, advisors

News from the web: As stocks reach new milestones (Dow 13,000, S&P 500 1400, NASDAQ 3,000), investors are crawling out of their bunkers and moving out of fear mode into action mode. For many “Jill on Money” listeners, that means grabbing hold of their financial lives and implementing a new …

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