July 26, 2017

What Are The Best Jobs For Retirees?

Do you plan to retire someday? Everyone dreams of eventually being able to quit their job and live the good life without any financial stresses. If you work hard now and save appropriately, you’ll hopefully be able to retire someday.

A retired couple smiles while walking along a tropical beach

What will you do when you retire? Some people kick back and relax. Others tick things off of their bucket list. Many continue to work either part-time, full-time, occasionally, seasonally, or temporarily. Of course, most people don’t associate the words “job” and “retirement” together, but finding a job as a retiree is often a logical choice.

The Best Jobs If You Want To Retire Early

Many people assume that they won’t work at all once they retiree, but a good number of retirees opt to find cool jobs that they enjoy in retirement. According to PewResearch.org, “18.8% of Americans ages 65 and older, or nearly 9 million people, reported being employed full- or part-time.

Why would you work after you retire? It’s likely because you need to supplement your retirement savings, you’re bored, or you want to stay active. Whatever the reason is, you might as well find one of the best jobs for retirees. Is now the time to find that cool job you’ve been dreaming about.

After a bit of brainstorming, we compiled a list of the best jobs for retirees. Here are the results:

Which of these jobs appeal to you? The key to finding one of the best jobs for retirees is to focus your job search on jobs that you will enjoy. Consider flexibility, responsibility, type of work, hours, pay, etc. Try to find something that motivates you and also fits your “busy” retirement schedule.

Do your best to save for retirement and then plan your retirement accordingly. Many people wonder how much money they need to retire. Well that depends on you and the lifestyle you choose to live after you stop earning a regular paycheck. To learn more about how much you might need, check out this cool retirement calculator from BankRate.com.

If you want to apply for one of the best jobs for retirees, stop by the JobMonkey JobCenter to search and apply for jobs.

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About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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