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4 Ways To Boost Your Retirement Income
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4 Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

If you're approaching retirement and you're looking for ways to boost your retirement income, then here's a couple of ideas that might help.

It seems more and more baby boomers these days are looking for ways to boost their retirement income as a result of the meager retirement savings they have managed to accumulate and most experts agree that the natural rise in the cost of living could mean that the monthly income you receive in your early days may not be enough to cover your living expenses in your later years.

Better health care and people naturally taking more care of themselves means the average life expectancy is also raising and this just adds to the problem.

The average baby boomer will need to make every dollar count if they want to live life to the full in their retirement years.

So what can you do if you’re worried that your pension plan is not going to give you the income you need to fully enjoy your glory years?

With most households now having access to the internet the idea of earning an extra income online is now becoming a reality for a lot more retired people who, with more time on their hands are suddenly realizing old dreams or hobbies that they never had time for when they were working and a lot of them are actually turning these dreams or hobbies into an extra income source online.

Here’s a couple of Ideas for you.

1. Writing

The internet has made it possible for a lot of writers to earn an extra income by becoming a freelance writer. Companies are always looking for someone to write web content, sales copy or newsletters and there are lots of places on the internet where you can register and make yourself available for that type of work.

2. Teaching

If you have a special skill or a hobby that you are very knowledgeable about like cooking or gardening you could advertise your services online and hold weekly classes in your home.

3. E-Books

Amazon Kindle has made it very easy these days for any budding author to write a book and self-publish it in kindle format. Who knows, you could be the next J.K.Rowling!

4. Affiliate Marketing

One of the most popular ways to make some extra money online is to learn affiliate marketing and sell other peoples products on your own website or blog. There are a lot of baby boomers getting into affiliate marketing to boost their pensions and top up their savings.

That’s just 4 ideas for you to start with but that there are various ways to boost your retirement income without having to look for a part time job and most of them can be done from home using the internet

Street Talk

Hey, from one Baby Boomer writer to another, great job. It's interesting that we think we will have enough to retire on but so many have to continue working part-time jobs...why not online, I say. Thanks for this

  about 6 years ago

Hi Alan, This is a very informative piece. Thank you for the tips.

  about 6 years ago

You're welcome, glad you liked it

  about 6 years ago

yup, it's good ideas, i like your article alan

  about 7 years ago


  about 7 years ago

i like your article Alan

  about 7 years ago

Thanks Geoffrey, My first one here on Street Articles. More on the way!

  about 7 years ago
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