Second acts

Needed: Attitude adjustment for retirees

In case you missed our editorial in the February 13 edition of the Triangle Business Journal, I’ve published a copy below. According to an estimate by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, there were over 2.4 million excess retirements due to Covid-19 as of August 2021. By “excess,” they mean individuals who walked away […]...

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Children’s nature book series becomes a fresh start

You can maintain - and even grow - your network during the transition to retirement. It pays to stay in touch with former colleagues who have left the workplace and, like you, may be searching for a second-act career. ...

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Nonprofit organizations as a stage for second-act careers

Late-career individuals are leaving the workforce in record numbers – but not all of them are ready to “retire” in the traditional way. Many say they plan to work for pay after retiring but aren't interested in another corporate job. Their priority is a second act that engages them with purpose....

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