Life Changes In A Heart Beat
The world is a funny place. I don’t mean laugh out loud funny but rather unpredictable funny. Here you are going through life, getting ready for retirement. Planning your days on the fishing boat, traveling and whatever else you have planned for the end of job days. Bang!! Life is changed in an instant. Just like that all the plans change. At this point reasons don’t matter. All that matters is just like that your grand kids have come to live with you. Also without notice chances are very good that you will be going back to work. So below are a few things you should know about working after retirement age.
What Are Your Options?
Have you taken into consideration how things are going to go since your grand kids have come to live with you? You retired from your career but now money may be a bit of an issue and an issue you need to deal with. Retirement was a great option not that long ago. However as we know so many times life gets in the way of even the most well thought out plans. So the decision is made and its time to look at some sort of a new career in your retirement years.
Plenty of people who have retired choose to go back to work. So many of them miss the feeling of accomplishment, they miss the people and the very things that kept their brains sharp and working. You know you had a plan. that plan involved a little traveling and other interests that you never had time to get to. Well unfortunately for you those interests may have to wait. Or at least put on hold until you get some sort of normalcy into your life and make sure your finances are taken care of. Like I said earlier you likely had a well thought out plan but with your grandchildren coming to live with you that changed everything and added some expenses that were never counted on or for seen.
We now know that you have to go back to work but we also are quite sure you don’t want to have to go back to the job you were doing before retiring. It was probably stressful, busy and full time. However at the end of the day you do know that you need to supplement your income one way or another. The good news is there is plenty of employment out there on and off line. So many people after retirement do end up going back to work and the work force is welcoming them back with open arms. After all you have a lifetime of skill that you could put towards anything. Your options are really open whether it will be working on or off line.
Employers Of Today
Employers really want retirees back so they are doing everything possible including complete restructuring to help make it possible for the retirees to go back to work. Some things they are offering is job sharing, schedules to suit your needs, part time and many are offering opportunities to work from home. Companies are even offering new training to people working after retirement age. All this makes it easier to go back to work after retirement because no one wants to work as hard after retirement as they did before leaving the work force.
You know you are raising your grandchildren and you know you are going to need more cash flow so what you need to believe is there are many opportunities for you even after retirement. You cant be afraid of change. instead you need to be willing to put your career and life skills to work in something new and be willing to learn new stuff. Not only will you be supplementing your income but you will also be working on a healthy life time lifestyle. This will also give you the time needed to bring up your grandchildren.
My name is Dale and yes I am an expert when it comes to grandparents raising grand children because my wife and I have been raising our 6 yr old grandson for 5 years. We have taken many courses and lived many challenges. We are always learning and teaching. I started this website to help people in the same situation. You can also visit my other site which helps people of all ages to make an extra income online.