Type of Content: News

Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article

Resource Title: Over 50 and Freelancing to Fill the Gaps in Retirement Funds

Publication Title: New York Times

Publish Date: September 12, 2019

According to a study commissioned by the Freelancers Union and Upwork, 30 percent of Americans over the age of 55 did some freelance work in 2018. (Freelancing is loosely defined as any work that is independently contracted, from driving Uber to running a small business.) That number is expected to balloon as “the silver wave” of baby boomers approaches retirement age — a time when working 9-to-5 may no longer be feasible, but neither is not working at all.  Includes a quote from Cal Halvorsen, Steering Committee member of the Sloan Research Network on Aging & Work

Over 50 and Freelancing to Fill the Gaps in Retirement Funds

Resource URL: https://nyti.ms/2kIISTR