Smart Business Ideas For Retired Couples

Dumb Little Man

There are days where I look forward to my retirement. Working 24/7 and taking care of the kids at the same time make you want to retire as early as possible. However, I have seen many retired people who long to work again. Many retired citizens keep working after retirement because of their financial situation. That is the reason why retired people are stepping into their own business game and it makes perfect sense. Property managers.

6 Secrets To Create An Effective Retirement Plan

Dumb Little Man

But then, someone talked to you about retirement planning. Retirement plan is so not sexy”, you think. Your expense is increasing and it seemed like despite the increase in your salary, your family’s demand is increasing as well. A thought of retirement plan crossed your mind, but it’s not a good time. You started to worry about your retirement. You looked into some retirement plans and were amazed at how compound interest worked.

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Are Men Or Women More Successful At Saving For Retirement?

Dumb Little Man

Do you know who is more successful at saving for retirement ? From the most powerful positions to the highest salaries, the world of wealth has been a boys’ club since the first drachma was minted in ancient Greece. While that disparity isn’t disappearing anytime soon, advocates for gender equality can look to one area of finance as a sign of the changing tide: retirement-saving. These women prove that a low salary doesn’t have to dissuade you from saving for retirement.

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Answering Reader Mail: Can an EA salary support a family?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I believe you can raise a family on an EA salary whether alone or with a significant other. Here are some money management tips I've learned over the years that may help you. You should have 3 savings accounts - retirement, rainy day, and emergency. Retirement is your 401k, CDs, cash, etc. Do a great job and learn to negotiate to a better salary or when you job hunt after you've gained a lot of experience.

Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Time to think about the retirement fund.&# “We get to retire? No one ever told me that…&# We both know there’s no retirement fund in what we do. But when Deb mentioned the words ‘retirement fund’ and I actually barked a laugh, I started to think. (A That salary came from advertising purchased by business to air on my station. I am retired now, a blogger, paid by Adsense and affiliate revenue.

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Top Jobs You Can Get With A Math Degree

Dumb Little Man

But, in reality, math is required for effective money management and money forms the backbone of our economy. As an actuary working for an insurance firm, you will deal with risk and risk management. The expected starting salary for this job is around $45,000-$50,000. Accountants work with all kinds of organizations to help them manage funds. Starting salary for new accountants is around $53,000. Expect a starting salary at around $60,000.

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What can assistants expect in 2014?

Practically Perfect PA

Employment opportunities and salary. Assistants will no longer have to get their manager’s permission to travel to London or other major cities for networking opportunities which can be a major hurdle. Our professional development plan for 2014 should reflect this diversification and our managers should be aware that with extra responsibility comes extra support and training. Our managers appreciate us and we feel appreciated by them.

2014 211

Creating Job Security for The Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. I meet many high-achieving executive assistants who are very content.

2014 122

5 Reasons Being Self Employed Sucks

Productivity Bits

The most difficult part of dealing with an unsteady income is learning how to manage your money. Retirement Benefits. Contributions to a retirement plan are usually matched by an employer, and many businesses offer pensions and other benefits to ease the transition into old age. While the self-employed can invest in a tax-sheltered, individual retirement account, there are no matching contributions made from an outside benefactor.

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Job Security for The EA

Office Dynamics

They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. I meet many high-achieving executive assistants who are very content.

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Build Your Workplace Reputation Every Day

Office Dynamics

They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. I meet many high-achieving executive assistants who are very content.

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How does an executive assistant maintain job security?

Office Dynamics

They are at the top of the administrative career ladder in their company, make a really nice salary, like their executive and have their job down pat. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. I meet many high-achieving executive assistants who are very content.

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Companies that make people return to the office will lose employees

Vox Open Sourced

These things are cyclical, but the cost of turnover for companies is a year and a half of that individual’s salary. And we’re actually seeing early retirements, people who are saying, “We like to be home, we’ve been through this crazy crisis, I don’t want that stress anymore.”

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Attracting Millennials: Understanding What Millennials Want in a Career

Office Dynamics

Gone are the days when attractive salaries and retirement options were enough to land top recruits. This is good news for companies who can’t compete with the salaries of big corporations. Career Management Self Development career planning career trajectory challenging work collaboration employees flexible workplace millenialsThis year millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest generation in the U.S. labor force , according to Pew Research.

2015 147

Why do we buy what we buy?

Vox Open Sourced

Some of the consumption choices are driven by the attempts to manage racism and stigma in the workplace and outside of it. It’s connected with financial independence and this big “FIRE” movement — financial independence, retire early — and that’s really mainstream.

2021 93

How I Went to Part-Time Work

Simple Productivity Blog

Since I worked about 10 minutes away from home, I could manage this by working 6 hours and taking only 30 minutes for lunch. You might be asked to be part-time salaried. This could include health insurance, paid time off, retirement plans or other perks. These range from incorrect hours, to being paid time-and-a-half, to being switched to salaried full time classification without my knowledge. Are you willing to take a lower-than-percentage salary to make this work?

2013 152

Do You Know Your Lifestyle Ratios?

Stephanie LH Calahan

Each month, you may anxiously await the reports that provide the numbers that help you manage your business.  You might have interest income, rental income, and investment income along with your business income or salary. Investment income will only include the time you take selecting your investments and managing your portfolio. In the example below, this person is well on their way to retiring.

The Structural Shift to a Contingent Workforce

Small Business Labs

    The reasons are pretty straight forward:  (1) technology makes it easier to hire and manage contingents; (2) it is cheaper; and (3) it provides companies with increased business flexibility.  Cheaper, too, because with flatter organizations, less management is involved. Compare the capabilities and vested interest of salaried employees versus contracted professionals.

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Featured Soloist Kathleen Moore: “Get People to Help You”

The Solopreneur Life

Finances, marketing, graphic design, sales, SEO, blogging, web management — you name it, I was trying to do it all. I’ve been creating a list of freelancers I can outsource to when the need arises and thinking about what my role will be and how I’ll manage a variety of projects at once without giving up the things I really love to do. My husband is retired, and so far we have been able to get by on his annuity, social security, and our savings.

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Loyalty and Work

Laughing all the Way to Work

Management and especially those in executive positions may feel more loyal to their company because they are involved in the decision making and risks involved in running it. Upper management seldom communicate company plans down the ranks and sometimes staff find out more about their company in the newspaper than they do by working there, which undermines company loyalty among staff. Some of us stay in the same job from high school until retirement.

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Bored to Tears at Work - Help!

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I make an incredible salary so when I tell my husband and friends I want to explore other avenues, they think I'm crazy. I also thought about money, salary negotiation, and how I was spending my time. I have no idea what salary you make, but whatever it is, it must be above the norm or at least a lot considering how little work you do. Even if YOU are okay with a lower salary/demotion the company that hires you is most likely going to see you as a flight risk.

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Answering Reader Mail: From Lawyer to Executive Assistant?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I currently work as a lawyer and undertake every day many of the types of responsibilities that make up an executive assistant role, such as administration, communication, project management and so on, usually in a very demanding and high pressure context, and before this I worked in various communications/PR roles. 2) How manageable are you? 3) Can you afford to live off of an EA’s salary after being a lawyer?

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Insuring Employee Retention

The Marq

A gradual, natural reduction in membership or personnel, as through retirement, resignation, or death. Namely, attrition is “A gradual, natural reduction in membership or personnel, as through retirement, resignation, or death.&# I won’t regurgitate what he’s already explained, except that the cost depends on a multitude of factors and can vary from 50% to 200% of an employee’s annual salary.

2010 43

Answering Reader Mail: How Long is it Fair to be a Temp for a Job?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

It is known that age only plays a factor because the more years you have worked for a company the more expensive an employee is because of their salary, overtime, and other perks/benefits that are considered in the overall compensation package (401k matching, retirement, etc). “I love your blog and really appreciate your insights and advice. I had a question for you and wondered what your opinion would be.

Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

Finnigan says recruiters, who often called young job seekers “challenging,” now report Generation Y job candidates are more willing to compromise on salaries or job duties. Today, more than 50 percent of candidates say they will take the salary offered. Not o make this a rant or anything but I know 3 guys who manage to finish school due to having help from others and they can't find work.

2009 100

New Small Business Startup Idea: Virtual Import/Export Assistant.

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! He is now retired but worked as a customs officer and also owned a restaurant that he was forced to sell after it ran at a loss for 2 years. I don’t think my bank manager will be too interested in my business plan at this stage as my wife and I have just taken on a mortgage recently. The average salary in her country is $200-$300/month. E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 153

7 Magical Ways to Use Curiosity as a Personal Development Tool

Brilliantly Better

An entrepreneur and paramedic she retired from a Multi-Million dollar business and give up a 6-figure salary to have more Time and Freedom! Spread the word: Save This To Delicious Subscribe to posts Related Posts Travel As A Personal Development Tool The Spiral Path Start Your Own Business Project management with a mind map Working Out Your Money Muscles I Can Be Better? Introducing Assess - Decide - Do my life management framework.

2010 62

Customer satisfaction getting worse among large retailers

Service Untitled

This cuts down on the overhead; no more expensive medical or life insurance coverage required, pensions, paid holidays or high salaries. Replaced by minimum wage earners who have little expertise as compared to the wealth of knowledge now forced to retire or face unemployment lines, customer service equally takes a nose dive. It goes back to the close interrelationship of employees with managers and all departments.

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Customer satisfaction getting worse among large retailers

Service Untitled

This cuts down on the overhead; no more expensive medical or life insurance coverage required, pensions, paid holidays or high salaries. Replaced by minimum wage earners who have little expertise as compared to the wealth of knowledge now forced to retire or face unemployment lines, customer service equally takes a nose dive. It goes back to the close interrelationship of employees with managers and all departments.

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Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

However, I took many courses and classes in small business management and they helped shape what I am today. Yes indeed, you learn a bunch of related skills during formal education – time management, scheduling, progress planning, etc etc. Do I write routinely about Policy and Management or about Labor Relations? This can lead to respect for those who use English as a second language and still manage to do something with it.

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