How to Stop the Baby Boomer Brain Drain

Australia is about to enter an age unparalleled in our history: the age of the great retirement. Our largest generation ever, the Baby Boomers, will soon exit the workforce forever, leaving 4 million vacant positions in their wake and taking an enormous amount of corporate knowledge, wisdom, and expertise with them.  And with this exit … Continue reading How to Stop the Baby Boomer Brain Drain

4 Reasons Why Baby Boomers Might Not Want to Retire

With 4 million baby boomers set to retire in the next few years, they’ll soon be a large new influx of people lining up their putts and enjoying their holiday homes. And as the nation’s wealthiest ever generation, what’s not to look forward to?!? Boomers will finally get the free time - and money - … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Baby Boomers Might Not Want to Retire

Booming age pension bill looms

This article is authored by Bernard Salt and is originally published by The Australian. In round numbers there are 25 million Australians including four million aged 65-and-over and who are, therefore, eligible to apply for the age pension depending on individual circumstances. That’s about a fifth of the population or a quarter of all voters. … Continue reading Booming age pension bill looms

The nightmare that’s been waiting to hit Australian women

This article is authored by Jenna Price and is originally published by The Age. It isn’t very often that I start crying midway through an interview. I’ve interviewed Marian Baird, professor of gender and employment relations at the University of Sydney, so many times over the years. But those first interviews were always about how … Continue reading The nightmare that’s been waiting to hit Australian women

Building a bridge from work to post-work

This article is authored by Jon Glass, Retirement Coach and Director of 64Plus, a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. Retirement is a transition in life, and one of the major ones at that.  Reading some research from Harvard University, I found this useful concept: the identity bridge.  What is this bridge? It is about finding … Continue reading Building a bridge from work to post-work