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Retired and looking to work part-time? Here are 6 fields that may be a great fit

Retired and looking to work part-time? Here are 6 fields that may be a great fit

Finance
Part-time consulting is a great way to leverage your hard-won institutional knowledge and expertise after retirement. Firms may be looking to fill their full-time rank-and-file with lower-paid new college graduates, but there's a lot to be said for decades of experience. If you're offering your skill set on a part-time, independent basis, your former employer, or a competitor in the same field, might be quite willing to avail themselves of your services. More from Fixed Income Strategies: How to play rising bond rates without losing your shirtWhy investors near retirement should fear the big yield curve inversionMany Americans dream of retirement but lack a real game plan ...
It's great to be auto enrolled in your company's retirement plan, but it can backfire

It's great to be auto enrolled in your company's retirement plan, but it can backfire

Finance
We all know what inertia means. That's when an object at rest tends to stay at rest. If that object is you, it means you keep doing what you're doing, whether it's watching TV or leaving your retirement plan untouched. After all, why bother? They know all about inertia in the retirement plan industry. Only they try to use it to help you. Their thinking goes like this: People who use the company savings plan don't want to be bothered and they don't want to make too many decisions. So they make the choice for you. A lot of companies...
9 Great Gifts Vegans Will Love

9 Great Gifts Vegans Will Love

Health
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Researchers use eDNA to detect great white sharks

Researchers use eDNA to detect great white sharks

Science
Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Scientists can now detect the presence of white sharks using environmental DNA, or eDNA. Environmental DNA describes DNA strands found in the environment, not collected directly from a species' body. Increasingly, researchers are turning to genetic markers to identify the presence of species in the environment, but until now, scientists struggled to isolate an eDNA signature for white sharks. Through a series of trial and error, scientists were able to develop a new protocol for identifying white shark eDNA in marine samples. Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, California State University Long Beach, U.S. Geological Survey and Central Michigan University isolated identifiable genetic markers found in shark tissue. To test their protocol, scienti...
Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood proud of soggy bottom

Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood proud of soggy bottom

Entertainment
“The best bit of the show for me has to be ‘soggy bottom’” Paul Hollywood The judge, 52, coined the saucy phrase during the show’s first series in 2010. And it kick-started eight years of innuendo for the smash hit baking show.Paul said: “The best bit of the show for me has to be ‘soggy bottom’. It was series one of Bake Off when I first said it.“It happens when the base of a pie or tart fails to cook properly and it’s common in the industry to say that. But when I said it, everyone started laughing and I was like, ‘Why are they laughing?’ To me, it wasn’t funny.“It was a factual thing. But then all the innuendoes started building up over the yea...