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Sunday, March 26, 2017
NABBW - National Association of Baby Boomer Women

Navigating Your Future: Thoughts From The Wisdom Keepers To Help You Minimize Obstacles & Maximize Opportunities In This Brave New World

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Navigating Your Future: Thoughts From The Wisdom Keepers To Help You Minimize Obstacles & Maximize Opportunities In This Brave New World   By George and Sedena Cappannelli For the NABBW Those of us who weren\’t born yesterday and haven\’t been hanging out with Rip Van Winkle in Sleepy Hollow, know we are in a time unlike any before. In addition to the many challenges we face — climate change, energy, education, healthcare, immigration, wealth inequality, gender and minority inequality to name a few — we are also in a demographic revolution that will, over the next several... (Read More ...)

Three Positive Predictions You Need to Hear About Retirement

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Three Positive Predictions You Need to Hear About Retirement By Dr. Carolee Duckworth For the NABBW Retirement is not, and probably will never be, a neutral topic. Every retirement story is individual and unique. And if the person retiring happens to be you, that unique story becomes eminently significant, certainly emotional, and possibly life critical. Granted, throughout our work lives before retirement, our work may have become almost routine. And granted, we may have dreamed of the day when we could turn in our employee ID, say goodbye to our colleagues, and walk out to the parking lot... (Read More ...)

From “No Way” to “My Way”: Boomers Take a Fresh Look at Working in Retirement

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From “No Way” to “My Way:” Boomers Take a Fresh Look at Working in Retirement by Dr. Carolee Duckworth For the NABBW Many retiring Boomers consider working after retirement to be a very bad alternative. Perhaps you number yourself among them. And you have your reasons. For one thing, you have worked for multiple decades, always with the dream ahead of a retirement free from work. Given the pace of your life – the business trips that have kept you away from your family – the late-night paperwork – the continuous upheavals of office politics, and all those other... (Read More ...)

Testing Retirement Waters: Is It Time For You to Wade Out, Keep Treading or Plunge In? Here\’s Help For You to Figure Out What\’s Your Best Move — Right Now

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Testing Retirement Waters: Is It Time For You  to Wade Out, Keep Treading or Plunge In? Here\’s Help for You to Figure Out Your Best Move  – Right Now By Dr. Marie Langworthy Brrr! The Water’s Too Cold! Wade Out How do you know when your career waters are becoming too cold for comfort and it’s time for you to wade out? You don’t have to dip in your metaphorical toe to know that suddenly, after all these years, your longtime career seems to be running cold. The boss doesn’t require you at his/her beck and call each morning. You no longer seem to be the one he/she turns... (Read More ...)

Working Online in Retirement: 7 Key Steps for Boomers

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Working Online in Retirement: 7 Key Steps for Boomers by Dr. Carolee Duckworth If you are like me when I retired, you do “need” to work. Even if you don\’t “need” to work for the economics of it, you still “need” to work for the sense of meaningful involvement. Your financial survival as a retiree likely depends on some combination of retirement accounts, retirement savings, Social Security, rents & royalties. When that total figure comes up short, it is just a fact of life that many of us retiring Boomers at some point will begin to consider... (Read More ...)

Boomer Women and the Changing Face of Retirement

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As a Baby Boomer, are you in agreement with the results of an American Association of Retired Persons\’ position paper – that the definition of work in retirement will be uniquely yours? Fully 80% of those who responded to the survey expect to continue some type of work after they reach retirement age. Many women don\’t have control over the decision regarding changes in their work situation. They may be faced, unexpectedly, with the loss of a job or a business. Or, out of financial necessity, they have no choice but to continue supporting themselves and their families. In... (Read More ...)

Boomer Women and the Changing Face of Retirement

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As a Baby Boomer, are you in agreement with the results of an American Association of Retired Persons\’ position paper – that the definition of work in retirement will be uniquely yours? Fully 80% of those who responded to the survey expect to continue some type of work after they reach retirement age. Many women don\’t have control over the decision regarding changes in their work situation. They may be faced, unexpectedly, with the loss of a job or a business. Or, out of financial necessity, they have no choice but to continue supporting themselves and their families. In... (Read More ...)

Boomer Women and the Changing Face of Retirement

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As a Baby Boomer, are you in agreement with the results of an American Association of Retired Persons\’ position paper – that the definition of work in retirement will be uniquely yours? Fully 80% of those who responded to the survey expect to continue some type of work after they reach retirement age. Many women don\’t have control over the decision regarding changes in their work situation. They may be faced, unexpectedly, with the loss of a job or a business. Or, out of financial necessity, they have no choice but to continue supporting themselves and their families. In... (Read More ...)

Boomer Women and the Changing Face of Retirement

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As a Baby Boomer, are you in agreement with the results of an American Association of Retired Persons\’ position paper – that the definition of work in retirement will be uniquely yours? Fully 80% of those who responded to the survey expect to continue some type of work after they reach retirement age. Many women don\’t have control over the decision regarding changes in their work situation. They may be faced, unexpectedly, with the loss of a job or a business. Or, out of financial necessity, they have no choice but to continue supporting themselves and their families. In... (Read More ...)