COVID-19 has some older workers rethinking retirement

May 4, 2020
After the 2008 crisis, people 62 or older who were laid off were much less likely than younger workers to return to the workforce.
People 55 or older make up about a quarter of the labor force today.
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Rural communities in "Graying America" see boost in business

Feb 27, 2020
More than 20% of Americans 65 and older live in rural areas, according to the Census Bureau.
More than 20% of Americans 65 and older live in rural areas, according to the Census Bureau.
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Middle-aged Americans worried about health care costs are less likely to seek care

Feb 10, 2020
A quarter of adults in their 50s and early 60s worry about paying for health insurance.
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How the SECURE Act changes saving for retirement

Jan 1, 2020
An economist and a financial planner break down the most important changes in the SECURE Act, which goes into effect Jan. 1.
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Preparing for retirement, one Google search at a time

Dec 17, 2019
"I'm realizing I don't even know what I don't know," said Janet Johnson, 63.
Janet Johnson and her husband, Duane Esarey.
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Shopping in the gig economy after retirement

Dec 13, 2019
One retiree earns a little extra with a shopping app.
Shipt bags on display.
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Have you had your pension frozen or cut?

Oct 7, 2019
Fewer people these days have pensions, and those who do live with the risk that their employer might run out of money.
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