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Companies start to woo older workers with perks

Dec 9, 2013
Companies who rely on older employees are offering special incentives, from training in new job skills to babysitting services for grandkids.
Posted In: seniors, employment, older workers
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Tapping into the baby boomer market

Sep 20, 2013
Global spending power among those over 60 is set to hit $15 trillion by the end of this decade, but tapping into that market is a challenge.
Posted In: baby boomers, seniors, marketing
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What if you got less Social Security if you didn't need it as much?

Apr 11, 2013
Current recipients have different reactions. Some scholars say basing the amount of payments on need could make the program less popular.
Posted In: Social Security, Medicare, seniors, budget
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The move to assisted living: Navigating the fine line between money and emotions

Jul 13, 2012
Learn about the challenges families face when trying to place a parent into an assisted-living facility.
Posted In: parents, seniors, Assisted living, spending
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Finding new work difficult for older workers

Jul 13, 2012
Finding a new job in this economy is hard for everyone, particularly for those above 55. It takes more effort, sacrifice and a little bit of creativity.
Posted In: employment, Unemployment, Jobs, seniors, older workers

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