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Politics protect baby boomers in budget fight

Mar 14, 2013
Differences aside, there is one thing Republicans and Democrats have in common when it comes to their budget proposals: They are both are friendly to baby boomers.
Posted In: baby boomers, federal budget, Republicans, Democrats

Why I don't need a senior discount

Feb 15, 2013
Senior citizens get to purchase a host of goods and services at prices 10-20 percent lower than their under-5o counterparts. But commentator Lorie Eber says it's time for senior citizens give up their discounts.
Posted In: baby boomers, senior citizens, elderly, discounts

Baby Boomers compete for bucket list victories

Jan 18, 2013
Commentator Judy Muller takes a look at the economics of creating a bucket list for the baby boomer generation.
Posted In: baby boomers, Senior moment, senior citizens

The high costs of looking good as you age

Oct 19, 2012
Appearing to look better than others in your age group could be seen as a blessing or a very expensive curse.
Posted In: aging, baby boomers

Baby Boomers will drive this economy

Aug 17, 2012
As Baby Boomers age, younger generations are fearing the day they'll be shouldering the burden to pay for Boomers' Social Security benefits. But one senior says Baby Boomers will help boost the economy, not drain it.
Posted In: Senior moment, baby boomers, spending, Entrepreneurship

Remember, older entrepreneurs start companies, too

May 11, 2012
The U.S. could be on the "cusp of an entrepreneurship boom -- not in spite of an aging population but because of it."
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs, baby boomers

Baby Boomers choosing to retire earlier

Apr 9, 2012
There was one tiny bright spot to March's unemployment report: 164,000 fewer people were looking for work. One particular demographic that has dropped out of the search -- Baby Boomers who are choosing to retire prematurely.
Posted In: Unemployment, baby boomers, Retirement

Homes and the demographics of aging

Apr 5, 2012
Housing an Aging Population: Are We Prepared?
Posted In: Housing, rental, aging, baby boomers, low-income

Will older boomers find jobs?

Mar 14, 2012
The question is, will the jobs be there for aging boomers? Odds are, older employees will find work and entrepreneurship will flourish.
Posted In: Work, older workers, baby boomers, encore careers

Malthus visits Wall Street

Mar 7, 2012
I don't think investors should fear the march of time. The specter of a baby boomer-driven stock and bond market implosion seems implausible to me largely because of the move toward market economies around the world. By the time retiring boomers are selling in earnest, markets will be even more global than they are now. There are a lot of foreigners to buy U.S. assets.
Posted In: baby boomers, Investing, Savings, stocks, bonds, retirement savings

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