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ABC-TV Journalist Barbara Walters Announces Retirement Date

ABC-TV Journalist Barbara Walters Announces Retirement Date

Will make final appearance on 'The View' May 16

Barbara Walters, the first woman to co-anchor an evening news program, will make her final appearance on the morning talk show she founded. Read More »

Does My Employer Have To Pay Earned Sick And Vacation Time When I Leave?

Does My Employer Have To Pay Earned Sick And Vacation Time When I Leave?

Can employers make retroactive changes to PTO policies?

Are your vacation and sick pay earned benefits? Do you have rights if your employer changes PTO policies? AOL Jobs employment law expert Donna Ballman explains. Read More »

Why This 99-Year-Old Real Estate Agent Still Works Every Day

Why This 99-Year-Old Real Estate Agent Still Works Every Day

'I've thought about [retiring], but what would I do?'

Stewart Wade says his best years were his most recent ones. Read More »

Boeing's Pension Scale Back Is a Sign of the Coming Times

Boeing's Pension Scale Back Is a Sign of the Coming Times

What's behind companies changing their pension plans

Boeing announced that it would freeze pension plans for non-union workers. The company may cry poor, but chances are it is just adding to the profits. Read More »

Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working

Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working

Men tend to think, 'Who will I be if I don’t have my work?’

There are some stark and surprising differences between men and women who choose to work after they turn 60. Read More »

Age Just A Number For New Fed Chief Yellen

Age Just A Number For New Fed Chief Yellen

Redefining career trajectories for everyone

New fed chief Janet Yellen assumes the role at age 67. She demonstrates it is possible to get a plum position that you've worked toward for decades. Read More »

For Volunteers, Giving Isn't Thankless

For Volunteers, Giving Isn't Thankless

A little volunteer labor can make a huge difference

The word "community" is really at the heart of volunteering and there are many ways to give back, even if you think you can't spare the time. Read More »

It's Healthy To Work 'Til You Drop

It's Healthy To Work 'Til You Drop

Going for a goal and socialization are both good for you

Choosing to work for the rest of your life can lead to a much longer life. Read More »

The 10 Best Places To Retire On $75 A Day

The 10 Best Places To Retire On $75 A Day

Never too early to think about life beyond your career.

Relocating to one of these places could help you to get by on a combination of Social Security and a small amount of savings - or allow you to retire early! Read More »

Retired Marketing Executive Flips Burgers To Make Ends Meet

Retired Marketing Executive Flips Burgers To Make Ends Meet

The number of Americans 65 and over who are employed has jumped 67 percent in the last decade.

As an advertising executive, Tom Palome had a career you'd think would pay for retirement. But now he works at Sam's Club and flips burgers. Read More »

More Than 50 Percent Of Americans Don't Have Jobs: Infographic

More Than 50 Percent Of Americans Don't Have Jobs: Infographic

More than half of Americans don't have jobs: What do they do? Read More »

Judge Judy: 4 More Years And $180 Million?

Judge Judy: 4 More Years And $180 Million?

Judge Judy will be presiding on television for two more years. Judy Sheindlin and CBS Television Distribution said Monday that the feisty former New York state judge has signed on for two more years of "Judge Judy." It's one of the top daytime TV shows, seen by roughly 10 million people each episode. Read More »

Starting A Second Career At Age 60

Starting A Second Career At Age 60

Donna Read never planned to spend the rest of her life working at a grocery store. But the decent wages and great benefits kept her there for 12 years, until she was fired last summer. At age 58, Read fell into poverty, and into a depression that kept her in bed for three months. But now Read is going back to... Read More »

Calif. County Administrator To Be Paid $400,000 A Year -- For Life

Calif. County Administrator To Be Paid $400,000 A Year -- For Life

Like a lot of county governments in California, Alameda County has been facing severe, multimillion-dollar budget deficits. But unlike most county governments, Alameda has guaranteed its County Administrator Susan Muranishi a Wall Street-like salary for the rest of her life. According to news reports, Susan... Read More »

The Super-Rich: 5 Multi-Millionaires Explain Why They Keep Working

Income inequality is now at its highest levels since the Great Depression, and as this gap has grown, so have our fantasies of the idle rich, from the Kardashians to "Real Housewives." But many of the mega-rich have gotten mega-richer, with no plans to quit for a life of gentle tanning. Writing for Forbes,... Read More »

Retiring Postal Worker Deborah Ford: 44 Years, No Sick Days

Retiring Postal Worker Deborah Ford: 44 Years, No Sick Days

U.S. Post Service worker Deborah Ford retired this week with a perfect attendance record: 44 years on the job, without taking a single sick day. That means the 64-year-old Ford (above) logged just short of 11,000 workdays. Read More »

Is 48 Too Old To Be Working?

Is 48 Too Old To Be Working?

Baby boomers aren't retiring. Recession-battered savings, and the prospect of a decades-long retirement, have left them clinging to their jobs, keeping our nation's youth out of the workforce and forever stunting the younger generation's career potential. That's the story we often hear. But that's not the... Read More »

Best Cities For Veterans To Live And Work

Best Cities For Veterans To Live And Work

For most active-duty military personnel, where to call home is a decision largely left up to their branch of service. Though troops' desires about where they'd like to be based are taken into account, the needs of the mission are paramount in determining where military employees are based. When they decide... Read More »

Rose Syracuse, 92, Macy's Longest Serving Employee, Retires After 73 Years

Rose Syracuse, 92, Macy's Longest Serving Employee, Retires After 73 Years

Over the course of their careers, workers rarely stay at one company anymore -- let alone at the same one for more than 70 years. But that was the experience of 92-year old Rose Syracuse, who retired Wednesday from Macy's, Inc., after 73 years of service. Read More »

Employer Vita Needle Seeks Elderly Workers

Employer Vita Needle Seeks Elderly Workers

It's an era in which older workers do what they can to hide their age on their resume out of fear of age discrimination. Read More »

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