Age is just a number, but at work, 65 is important
Jun 19, 2019

Age is just a number, but at work, 65 is important

So what's so special about 65? Today, we talk to a few folks who are 65 (or 65 at heart) about the magic number. Plus: YouTube preps big changes to kids' content and everything you need to know about the Fed.

Segments From this episode

What the Federal Reserve’s policy statements can reveal about its mindset

Jun 19, 2019
A single word can indicate the central bank’s attitude toward interest rates.
Federal Reserve statements are scrutinized for clues about the Fed’s future actions. Above, Fed Chair Jerome Powell.
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How has Slack changed your workplace?

Jun 19, 2019
Slack, the instant messaging company, is about to go public. Opinions on using it at work seem strongly divided — let us know how you feel.
A welcome email from the popular workplace messaging system Slack on a smartphone screen.
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How 65 came to be defined as a turning point into old age

Jun 19, 2019
The origin story of 65 can be traced back to the 30s, when President Roosevelt sought to make retirement available to everyone.
Many of the regulars at The Allegheny Elks Lodge in Pittsburgh had a love/hate relationship with their 65th birthdays.
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Can YouTube address parents' concerns about children's videos?

Jun 19, 2019
Searching for kids' videos can turn up some not-very-kid-friendly content.
YouTube is reportedly looking into disabling its autoplay feature after coming under fire for exposing kids to some not-so-kid-friendly content.
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So far, the tax overhaul isn’t living up to many of its promises

Jun 19, 2019
It can take a while to understand the real effects of such a major change, but in the last few days, we’ve learned a little about how the nation’s tax law is playing out.
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Music from the episode

Uncle ACE Blood Orange
Patience Tame Impala
Eple Röyksopp
Tangerine Beach Fossils
Megaton Mile Local Natives

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II