Retirement 3.0 Includes Working, But With Lots of Flexibility

Small Business Labs

The Retirement Reset Study  is a joint effort by the Sun Financial Group and Age Wave.    Their key study finding is we are entering a new phase of retirement they call Retirement 3.0, " A big part of this new retirement is the inclusion of work.    Their survey showed 65% Americans aged 55+ plan on working in retirement.    This is up 5 years from a similar study done by Age Wave in 2001

Coffee Culture: The Origins of Your Morning Cup of Joe

Dumb Little Man

The number of specialty coffee houses increased 19 times in the years between 2001 and 2015. 40% of millennials are spending more on coffee than they are putting in retirement savings.

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Has the U.S. Reached Peak Car?

Small Business Labs

The large cohort of aging baby boomers are driving less due to the lifestage shift to retirement.  An interesting study from the Frontier Group found that between 2001 and 2009 the average yearly number of miles driven by 16-34 year olds had fallen 23%.

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Marcus Buckingham: The 2 Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask

On The Job

I think we’ll see the word ‘leadership’ retired quite soon. It seems a little odd when Marcus Buckingham states emphatically that leadership is “going away.”

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Dan Anton: SEO CEO Birthed in the Fires of Iraq

Small Business CEO

Dan Anton joined the military because of the September 11, 2001 attacks on The World Trade Centers. He ascended to the rank of Major, where on his second tour, was injured in combat by an IED, medically retiring.…

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Day in the life: Catherine Thomas, EA, Public Health Wales

Practically Perfect PA

In London, I met my husband-to-be (now ex) and I ended up retiring and moving to the Caribbean for 5 years. March 2001 saw me heading back to the UK as a single mum with 2 young children and so started my career part 2. What does your career path look like?

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How Has Trade Changed Over Time

Dumb Little Man

With the introduction of individual retirement accounts (IRAs), more investors chose to pool their money with others’ in order to achieve financial goals. Further differences include a rise in online brokerages, which means investors are able to pay lower commission rates, and the introduction of decimal pricing for stocks in 2001. Trading centuries ago was way different than what we’re experiencing today. It was less convenient, easy, and predictable.

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