Barry Murchison

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Semi-Retirement Jobs With Great Benefits

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Nancy Collamer<p>If you’re thinking about working part-time during retirement, you’ve likely heard that finding good, flexible jobs with benefits like health insurance, dental coverage and 401(k)s isn’t easy.<p>That’s true. But what’s also true is that some part-time, …

Avoiding Taxes As A Retiree Isn't So Easy

A recent tax article written for <i>Forbes</i> by William Baldwin, How Retirees Pay Zero Taxes, caught my eye. The article discussed how a hypothetical wealthy retired couple could pay no federal tax by putting their wealth into real estate, municipal bonds and stock index funds. The income earned from …

10 Ways To Launch Your Dream Job In Retirement

Today, though, with longer life spans, Americans are "retiring" and going to work at jobs or enterprises that fulfill new dreams.<p>Ultimately Hoyt was chosen to succeed her friend as executive director. "What I thought would be exhausting isn't," says Hoyt. "I'm doing what I'm called in this life to …

14 Ways Retirees are Making Money

How to Lessen the Tax Bite in Retirement

Once you retire, certain expenses will diminish or disappear. You won't spend as much on dry cleaning, for example, and if you're in good shape, you …

How To De-Stress And Live More Mindfully In Retirement: 10 Tips For Your Well-Being

While retirement is theoretically a relaxing time designed to reward years of hard work, it can be anything but calming for retirees used to living with the structure of a 9-to-5 job.<p>“There’s a lot of stress in retirement, although it’s a different type of stress,” said Cynthia Ackrill, president …