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The future of working past 65

The job market does not support older adults in the workforce as much as it could. There is a lingering perception that older workers do not have up-to-date skills and attitudes, especially in terms of technology and overtime. These perceptions are often incorrect; however, they do create a major barrier …

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Ever thought about “unretiring”?

Have you heard of unretirement? It is a new phenomenon where retirees decided to come out of retirement and re-join the workforce. Looking at statistics over the ditch, the Australian Bureau of Statistics data reveals that 177,500 Australians aged 45 years and over who had previously retired returned to work …

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Women and the retirement savings gap

A study by Australian consultancy group Rice Warner (commissioned by not-for-profit organisation Women in Super) has revealed that retirement savings for men aged between 30 and 60 are 42 per cent higher than for women of the same age. The gender gap was biggest for women in their late 30s and …

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Is it time to travel the world?

Many of us see ourselves travelling the world when we retire.  Without the usual time constraints of work and school terms many are taking advantage of those off-peak deals and travelling both longer and farther, and doing it their own way. There are many perks of traveling, especially when you …

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