Forced Retirements will Lead to Prolonged Inequality, Report Says


The report concluded that we’re going to see an increase in inequality among retired people since these involuntary retirees face a higher risk of falling into long-term poverty.

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June 18, 2021

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Why Pandemic Forced Baby Boomers to Rethink Retirement Plans


For many Americans, one result of the pandemic is a changing calculus for retirement. Some boomers are exiting careers sooner than they expected – yet other workers face a tougher climb to be financially ready.

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The Impact of Age Stereotypes and Age Norms on Employees’ Retirement Choices: A Neglected Aspect of Research on Extended Working Lives


How older workers and managers think and talk about age is another dynamic feature of decision making about retirement with implications for extending working lives.

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June 2, 2021

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20 Years After its Adoption, the EU Employment Directive Still Leaves Older Workers Behind


Active ageing and flexible retirement policies applied across the EU aim to encourage and support longer working lives. But European and national courts still seem to reflect biased and outdated views of the life course and of older people’s abilities to work and do not equally protect our human rights when we are older.

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May 26, 2021

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5 Freelance Jobs That Are In Demand Now


Why they’re hot, what they pay and how to find them

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May 18, 2021

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‘One More Run’: How to Put Off Retirement and Find Another Gig You Like


The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects the trend of older people working to continue, estimating that 13 million Americans age 65 and older will be in the labor force by 2024.

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May 1, 2021

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The Longevity Economy® Outlook


The Longevity Economy outlooks are a series of data analyses from AARP that describe the contributions of Americans age 50-plus, worth over $9 trillion in 2018 and projected to grow through 2050.

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April 24, 2021

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Has COVID-19 Pushed More People into Retirement?


While older workers were not disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 recession, many older workers, like their younger counterparts, did experience layoffs. To what extent did these job exits lead to retirement and how did the pattern vary by earnings levels?

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Adaptation or Exploration? Understanding Older Workers’ Plans for Post-Retirement Paid and Volunteer Work


The aim of the present article is to examine the extent to which two possible mechanisms—adaptation (adjusting to the loss of work role) and exploration (retirement as opportunity to engage in activities in line with personal values)—play a role in explaining planning for paid work or volunteering after retirement.

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