Fifty great ideas for baby boomers to make extra money

The plight of the baby boomer in an increasingly millennial-focused workplace is appearing more regularly in recent times.

After spending years as the most coveted generation, baby boomers often feel as if they’re getting pushed aside and out of prominent jobs.

Today, many baby boomers find themselves reporting to supervisors younger than themselves.

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In an economy that is constantly changing, the way people work is also changing thus baby boomers need to change along with the time to avoid being pushed into retirement.

Aubrey Masango chats to ChangeCreator co-founder, author and consultant Stanley Beckett to give ideas on how baby boomers can adapt in the workplace.

Baby boomers are people born between 1946 and 1964, that is the generation that is heading into retirement or is in a retirement phase now.

Stanley Beckett, Author and consultant - ChangeCreator

Beckett says because medical advances, people are living than they thought they would.

The economy is also not working the way we thought it would, I know many people who saved their hard-earned money only to lose the majority of their savings. And are now sitting at an age where they are told they are no longer valuable to society.

Stanley Beckett, Author and consultant - ChangeCreator

Beckett says baby boomers can take action and create opportunities. He has compiled a list of 50 great ideas for baby boomers to make extra money.

I am sure that out of that list, every person will be able to get at least one idea that will work for them. People can email me on babyboomersouthafrica@gmail.com

Stanley Beckett, Author and consultant - ChangeCreator

Listen below to the full conversation:


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