Your Resource Guide on Working in the New Economy

New Economy Resource Guide

“The new economy” first referred to the shift from a manufacturing to service-based economy. Most white collar workers in tall office buildings, or even mid-level managers were a lot less perturbed by this reality than factory workers on the line. But a couple decades down the line, we’re starting to see the impact of the new […]

My Retirement Rehab Friday Round-up

Welcome to the round-up! Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. They are inspiring and thought-provoking and we’d like to share them with you. At BlackRock, Machines Are Rising Over Managers to Pick Stocks Read the full post at the New York Times “Laurence D. Fink, […]

What Does Entrepreneurship Have to Do With Retirement?

If you’re new to the Retirement Rehab Blog, you might wonder: What does entrepreneurship have to do with retirement? My answer: Everything. Today’s modern economy has turned entrepreneurship into a necessity for many Gen Xers and Baby Boomers to generate the retirement savings they need. But here’s the good news: if you do things right, […]

Mind The Gap, Then Fund The Gap

  Most retirement plans created for Baby Boomers predicted that the last decade of work before retiring would be a nice gentle ride. Lofty incomes and kids leaving the nest after college would allow you to accumulate a comfortable cushion for the leisure years. But this isn’t happening. After the Great Financial Crisis, incomes for […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying an Existing Business

If you’re a working professional with a smaller nest egg than you’d like, you’re not alone. A lot of late career workers are behind on retirement savings, and buying an existing business is a great strategy to catch up. That said, some are more suited to this option than others. You might be better off investing […]

What’s Keeping You From Starting a Business After 50?

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If you’re a late-career professional and behind on your retirement savings, there are a lot of ways to make it up. One retirement fix I love to recommend is starting a side business. Surprisingly, a lot of people balk at the idea. They think starting a business after 50 is an impossible option, with all sorts […]