Dividend logo

For investors with small savings balances when they punch their last clocks and march off into the sunset, there are only really two options. One is to dial back their lifestyles exponentially and live off their meager savings and whatever social security provides. The other choice is to find some sort of part- or half-time work to make ends meet.

And that seems to be the choice for many baby boomers entering retirement.

However, expectations of what they want and what the reality is are two different things. But it doesn’t have to be a major struggle. There are now ways to find meaningful work and get a decent paycheck as well.

Want to retire in peace? Follow our Retirement Center.

Flexibility, Decent Pay… Think Again

With the average 401(k) balance being nowhere close enough to actually retire, many workers have opted to continue working while in retirement. According to a new Gallup poll, nearly 3 out of 4 Americans plan to work beyond traditional retirement age, at least on a part-time basis. While the survey did show an increase in the number of Americans who are choosing to work beyond necessary for “fun” or to stay active, the vast bulk of individuals were still doing it because they have to.

To read the Full Story, Go Premium or Log In

Popular Articles

News

Hershey Co, Discover Financial Services and Expedia Group Increase Dividend

Each week, stocks, funds and REITs announce upcoming dividend payouts. Track how your portfolio’s...

News

Johnson & Johnson, S&P Global and Equinix Go Ex-dividend This Week

There are many securities going ex-dividend this week starting Monday, August 19. For income...

Premium Stock%20market%20index%20going%20down
News

The Market Wrap for August 16: The Signs Start to Flash Red

This week, traders were faced with a continuing deterioration in the global economy. Worries in...