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5 Internet Careers for Retirees


Just because you're retired doesn't mean you can't be employed doing something you love.
Just because you're retired doesn't mean you can't be employed doing something you love.
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Ah, retirement ... long, lazy days of doing nothing except exactly what you want! Yet, for some retired folks, it's not enough to play golf, enjoy hobbies, travel, and spend time with friends and family. They enjoy the challenge -- and the paycheck -- that comes with a regular job.

Going back to work is a lifestyle choice for some, while for others, it's an economic necessity. Fortunately, the Internet makes it possible for retirees to enjoy the best of both worlds: a flexible schedule, the ability to work at home without a long commute or excessive stress, and an opportunity to supplement retirement income or savings.

Read on to learn about five Internet careers for retirees that can help you stay connected, offer a personal challenge and bring in some extra dough.


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