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Mature Workers Dominate The Workforce TweetChat Recap

Experience, trusted relationships and mentoring are just a few of the benefits that older employees can bring to the workplace, a fact that employers strongly consider when hiring new talent. During our April 21st TweetChat: Mature Workers Dominate The Workforce, co-hosted with Bankrate.com, participants added to this growing list of positives, discussed challenges that older workers… read more

Retirement Planning Beyond Finances: Are You Emotionally Ready for Retirement?

What do you picture when you imagine your retirement? Maybe you haven’t given it much thought beyond the aspect of solidifying your finances. Or perhaps you have a long list of interests and goals you plan to tackle once you leave the working world. Retirement is the beginning of a new chapter of life and… read more

Updating Financial Advisor Standards

Is your financial professional putting your needs first? In the financial services industry, there’s no shortage of people calling themselves financial advisors. Unfortunately, anyone can call themselves a financial advisor, which can be highly misleading and confusing. According to AARP, there are more than 400,000 people in the U.S. that call themselves financial advisors –… read more

Tuesday, April 21st – LIVE TweetChat: Mature Workers Dominate the Workforce

Calling all Tweetchat-ers! We’re partnering with Bankrate.com to lead a TweetChat next Tuesday, April 21st at 7pm ET. We recently wrote on Straight Talk about the positive impact that aging workers have on our economy. Now, we’re opening up the floor to hear from you! How do mature workers improve the workplace landscape? How can employers attract and retain… read more

Aging Workforce Good for Employers and the Economy

Older workers have long encountered age discrimination from employers who perceived them to be less creative, resistant to change, unmotivated and costly to keep. However, recent studies and polls debunk these negative stereotypes and suggest that mature workers are an integral part of businesses staying successful in a competitive marketplace. According to a new report… read more