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Survey Finds More Mature Workers Plan To Work Post-Retirement

"Retirement" used to mean the end of one chapter of life and the beginning of something new, time spent with family and friends, traveling or focusing on hobbies. Yet for many of today's mature workers, the picture of retirement looks very different: A new CareerBuilder study has found that 57 percent of workers age 60 and over surveyed said they would look for a new job after retiring from their current company.

Older Workers Hit Hardest by Long Term Joblessness

How many Americans have been out of work for more than a year? Around 4.4 million -- about the same as the population of Louisiana. And a disproportionate percentage of those long-term unemployed workers are 55 and older.

Your Social Security Benefit: $29.02 a Day

Could you live on less than $30 a day? If you don't have a pension or adequate personal savings, that's what the typical retiree will get in 2036, even setting aside the near-term risks facing Social Security. But don't despair: There are ways to boost your benefits, and ensure that old age doesn't equal penury.

21st Century Job-Hunting: A Tough Job for Older Workers

Finding a job is tough for anyone these days, but particularly hard for people over 50. Older workers need to adjust to a new world of online job boards and electronic networking if they want to stand out from the pack.

Older Workers Find a Silver Lining in the Job Picture

Statistics show that workers 55 and older are the only age group to have experienced employment gains since March 2009. Surprisingly, they're the age group with the lowest rate of unemployment as we exit the Great Recession.

Can't Ever Retire? Look on the Bright Side

If your 401(k) tanked, join the club. Americans aged 65 to 75 who are forced to keep their jobs will increase significantly, a new study says. Good news is, all these older workers could ease the burden on the overtaxed Social Security and Medicare systems.