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LucidDev30-Jun-21 8:33
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I got laid off 30 years ago at the age of 41 and could not find a job to save my life, even though I lived in Silicon Valley. As a result, I went into independent consulting. No one would hire a consultant on a 1099, so I incorporated (C-corp). This became very lucrative until the downturn in the economy circa 2011. As a result I decided to retire shortly thereafter when I turned 62.

The nice thing about a C-corp is that you can virtually deduct everything, including health care and contributions to retirement plans, etc. My monthly salary was held to a minimum, thus reducing my taxes. The only downside was that I contributing less to my Social Security, which makes my retirement check less. I estimate the corporation made up to $191K a year prior to my retirement 10 years ago.

In my opinion, it is difficult to get a "real" job after you turn 40, but that doesn't mean it's the end of your career.
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