Working during retirement

Life’s Financial Journeys

Heading Off to College
Getting Out on Your Own
Blending Two Lives
Having a Child
Emptying the Nest
Entering Retirement
Death of a Life Partner
Military Life

For some people, retiring means retiring from a career, but not necessarily retiring from working. Working during retirement may mean working a few hours at the local coffee shop or it may mean full-time work.

Many retirees continue to enjoy being productive in the workforce. Others work from financial necessity. For some, retirement is the right time to turn a hobby into a small business.

The following resources may assist you in working during retirement:

Working During Retirement is the New Normal

Tips for Working After Retirement

Reasons for Working After Retirement

How to Get an Encore Career

How Work Affects Social Security Retirement Payments

Entering Retirement Tasks

1. Selecting your retirement lifestyle
2. Estimating your monthly retirement income
3. Setting up your spending plan
4. Enrolling in Social Security and Medicare
5. Managing taxes during retirement

Selecting your retirement lifestyle Subtasks

1. Volunteer and help others
2. Work during retirement
3. Manage Grandma and Grandpa’s day care
4. Enjoy travel


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