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Compound Interest and Saving as Much as You Can as Early as You Can: Magical Secrets to Building Real Wealth

Building wealth can seem like it will take a miracle. Compound interest (especially if you start early) might just be the magic you seek.

July 5, 2023
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What is a Recession? And, Will We Have One Soon?

What is a recession? Will we have one? What impact could it have on you? How long do they last? And, find out how how to prepare.

June 15, 2023
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Life Transitions: An Expert Guide to Thriving During And After Big Transitions (Like Graduation or Retirement)

Here are 8 key insights on life transitions. Use the tips to make retirement and other big changes in your life efficient and happy.

June 1, 2023
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Deciding When to Retire: What Difference Does a Year or Two Earlier or Later Really Make?

Deciding when to retire? Getting close to the date? Asking yourself what difference a year makes? Explore the financial and emotional considerations of 1 more year.

May 18, 2023

10 Surprising Facts About Success Later in Life: (It is the Right Time to Start a Business)

You might be surprised by the facts of being an entrepreneur after 50! Financial success later in life is FAR more common than you might think.

January 27, 2022

401k Plans Getting Better: Are They Reason Enough to Work Longer?

Retirement savings programs are improving and most Americans now want to save more. What is a good employer match? How does yours compare?

January 20, 2022

Will Future Generations Need to Work for 60 Years or More? Maybe it Won’t Be So Bad

Experts predict lifespans will increase to 100 years or more. Explore the past, present and future of retirement in light of increasing longevity.

December 29, 2021

Can I Work and Also Get Social Security Benefits?

Yes, you can get Social Security retirement benefits and work at the same time.

November 22, 2021

Solo 401k: Massive Savings Opportunities for the Self-Employed

The ability to open a Solo 401k is a big perk for the self employed. Learn about 12 big advantages, including the huge contribution limits.

September 16, 2021
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Retirement Business Ideas: 12 Ideas for Getting Started After 50

Some individuals dream of the day when they can do absolutely nothing. To them, retirement is a euphoric future of sleeping in, lounging in the sun, and thinking as little as possible for the next 30 years of their lives. (Others dream  up retirement business ideas.) In fact, for most of us, a life of…

February 18, 2021

Podcast: Alan Donegan — Journey to FI and Starting Companies

Episode 45 of the NewRetirement podcast is an interview with Alan Donegan — founder of PopUp Business School and host of the Rebel Entrepreneur with ChooseFi — and discusses Donegan’s own journey to financial independence and the people that he’s met along the way. They also go in-depth on how to start a business. Spoiler:…

August 20, 2020

Is Phased Retirement Right for You?

For retirees, leaving the workforce means leaving a steady paycheck and beginning to tap into retirement savings and benefits. For employers, the demographic shift means finding talented replacements for individuals who have clocked decades of experience on the job. But there’s a win-win solution for both groups: a “phased” retirement, which allows older workers to…

July 3, 2020
Age Discrimination in the Workplace

How to Combat Age Discrimination in the Workplace

While your age should not matter when it comes to jobs, research indicates that age discrimination is a real and measurable thing. This is bad news to the masses of Americans in their 50s, 60s, and 70s who want to keep working.  A retirement job or a delayed retirement is a huge part of many…

July 2, 2020
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Avoid These Jobs if You Want to Be Working After Retirement

You have heard it before: “Work in Retirement!” If you want to be financially secure, working after retirement age or working as long as possible before retirement is a good idea. Think about it, if you retire at age 65 (or before), you might be spending 30 years not working. Thirty years is a long…

June 28, 2020

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