Alternative Income

Boomers, America’s New Slave Labour

Boomers, America’s New Slave Labour

The article featured below did not at first appear to have much to do with Baby Boomers, but the more we thought about it, the greater correlation we began to see. Workers 40 and over are struggling to hang on to jobs against an onslaught of younger employees with updated […]

 
 

Wait, Don’t Pay That Ticket

Wait, Don’t Pay That Ticket

  It’s all about identifying a need and filling it. Here’s a young man who’s making a fortune doing just that, and while he’s at it, he’s also bringing new meaning to the old saying, ‘there’s more than one way to skin a cat’. “Simply and aptly named, DoNotPay, the […]

 
 

Boomers and the Gig Economy

Boomers and the Gig Economy

As boomers discover nest eggs aren’t going to get them through retirement, many head back to work. Despite career history and job skills, some are finding the only jobs open to them are low paying, sometimes barely enough to pay for the gas, maintenance, repairs and car insurance needed to […]

 
 

Growing Tobacco at Home

Growing Tobacco at Home

  Government has made tobacco costs so high that a new cottage industry has been sparked, as more and more grow their own at home. “High cigarette taxes fuel a surging black market in smuggled cigarettes, notes Americans for Tax Reform’s Patrick Gleason in the Wall Street Journal.” Read more… […]

 
 

Boomer Creates New Income Source

Boomer Creates New Income Source

  While many Baby Boomers are looking to create new sources of income, this one may have gone a bit too far. Read more…             We’d love to hear your questions or comments below. Thank you.   * * * * * Fair Use Notice: […]

 
 

Buying Panic – Investments No One is Talking About (2013-12-29)

Buying Panic – Investments No One is Talking About (2013-12-29)

If you’re like most Boomers, you’ve been watching as your retirement portfolio continues to get hammered despite the purported ‘recovery’ underway. The following article sheds some light on an alternative investment idea that just might help get your nest egg back on track. Jim Rogers On “Buying Panic” And Investments […]

 
 

Boomer Interns

Boomer Interns

    If you’ve been retired, downsized or outsourced, here’s a government program that might be just right for you. Read more…     Related Articles: Boomers and the Great Social Security Challenge Baby Boomers: How to Turn Lay Off Disaster Into Success Understanding the Retirement Crisis     We’d […]

 
 

Retiring Abroad – Considerations Before You Go

Retiring Abroad – Considerations Before You Go

  Every day, we research different retirement ideas that will stretch the nest egg as far as possible while still having an acceptable standard of living. While one’s home country is preferable for many, more and more are electing to retire in a foreign country for numerous reasons including the […]

 
 

Digital Diversification – It’s Time

Digital Diversification – It’s Time

  Unless you’ve just returned from planet Phloston, you’re now aware that every phone conversation, email, keystroke and web search is being monitored, recorded and archived by government agencies too numerous to mention. A friend recently stated he didn’t care if the government put a camera in every room because […]

 
 

Approach The Future For Success

Approach The Future For Success

  Whatever your present position in the retirement cycle, whether currently employed, preparing for imminent retirement, or already retired, laid off or out sourced, one thing of concern to most Boomers is having enough money to support ourselves throughout retirement. The ugly truth is that the old ‘career’ paradigm is […]