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Retirees as Resources

The number of pensioners in Europe is rising steadily. Now an Internet portal is ensuring that their valuable professional experience doesn't go to waste.

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More and more retirees are looking for a way to earn a little extra cash or to pass on their knowledge. Over the German portal "" seniors can meet people who want to learn from them. The services offered range from dog walking and English lessons to financial advice. Payment is usually negotiable and the platform finances itself through advertising revenue.