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Resume Tips For Over 50 Job Seekers

Baby Boomer, You Need A Few New Resumes! Your resume might not be making you look old, but your resume writing tactics might be dated if you have not gone job hunting for a decade or two. After having interviewed several professional recruiters, we came away with some good tactics and even a resume template to create resumes that actually get noticed. If your old...

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How To Reduce Credit Card Interest Rates

Can You Reduce Your Credit Card Interest Rates To Help Pay Down Debt? One major concern of any prudent person approaching retirement is finding ways to pay down debt, particularly unsecured debt with high interest rates. Paying down these high interest credit cards is much easier if you can lower your interest rates. That is a bit tougher than it was a few years ago...

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ObamaCare Health Marketplaces May Be Good For Baby Boomers

How Can Health Insurance Exchanges Help People Over 50? The Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare or health reform, has established new health insurance marketplaces. Several states have their own exchanges. If your state does not have one of these marketplaces set up, you are free to use the federal exchange.The marketplaces opened for business on October 1, 2013, and the plans will begin...

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Is The Full-Time RV Lifestyle For You?

Could You Call A Recreational Vehicle (RV) Your Full-Time Home? For any number of reasons, more and more Americans are buying recreational vehicles (RVs). Of course, most people purchase these mobile homes on wheels for recreational use. A small, but growing number of people, are adopting a part-time or full-time lifestyle. They save money, enjoy living in different places, and reduce complications. The most common...

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Movin’ On Down: Baby Boomers May Be Downsizing To Save Money For Retirement

Are You Planning To Downsize Soon To Save More Money? During the ’80’s, also known as the “me” decade, lots of young professionals (remember yuppies) were bent on accumulation. The survivors of that time, now greyer and hopefully wiser, are looking for coping strategies because most of that coping did not consist of tangible assets that can now be used for retirement. While these pre-retirees...

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What Are Baby Boomers Concerned About?

Top Baby Boomer Concerns Boomers are interested in lots of things. But the anxiety level among this group of people who has already just retired or are approaching retirement is high. Since it is the title of this website, addressing the top baby boomer concerns was high on the mission statement so topics could be focused. What Are Baby Boomers Worried About? Well, according to...

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Baby Boomers Retirement Savings Woes

Why Aren’t Baby Boomers Saving For Retirement? Several different factors have been piling up on today’s baby boomers, and these may finally lead to a real train wreck of a retirement outlooks for boomers. You do not have to read some reactionary political blogs to come to this conclusion, but can simply pull government data. The number of older workers who are living paycheck to...

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Over 50 And Can’t Find A Job?

Finding A Job After Fifty

Older Workers Still Take Longer to Get Back To Work Call it what you will – the Grey Wall or the Silver Ceiling – people over 50 are still struggling with unemployment. Once unemployed, these middle aged job seekers also tend to be victims of long-term unemployment more than than younger job seekers. According the the US Bureau of Labor statistics, the unemployment duration for...

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