Another Bad Idea From Silicon Valley – Employees Pushing to Retire in Their 30s

John Hollon John Hollon

Think you have challenges finding skilled candidates today? What if a number of the best and the brightest decide they just want to stop being the best and brightest and retire while still in their 30s? This is the latest big idea coming out of California’s Silicon Valley, a place that most of the world adores although a number Californians consider …

Which HR Specialty Lets You Work Forever?

RJ Morris Benefits, Compensation/Cash Money, HR, in the news, Outmatch, RJ Morris

As we approach year-end, be prepared to hear alarming stats about how no one saves enough for retirement. ‘Tis the season for breathless stories about how underfunded we all are. Scary stuff, of course. Most common proposed solution? Don’t retire. How many family members at holiday functions will trot out this gem? “Aw, I’m never gonna retire. I’ll work forever.” …

Steve Gifford questions Retirement Accounts for Actual Retirement

Steve Gifford Worldwide FOT

What would retirement look like if Americans could take early “hardship withdrawals” from Social Security? This was the topic of conversation in our office the other day — yes, we have in depth water cooler discussions about retirement policy.  Heck, we have in depth water cooler discussions about payroll sometimes.  We’re a fun group! Chaos, was our consensus.  That, and …