This Is Not Your Mother's Retirement
In 2011, the first of
the Baby Boomer generation reached what used to be known as retirement age. Between
8,000-10,000 baby boomers will be turning 65 every day for the next eighteen
years. Rumor has it over half the Baby Boomers in America are going to
celebrate their 100th birthday and beyond. The social and economic impact of this data
makes me seriously question whether 65 will really be...
Budding Boomer Businesses
A good deal has been reported in the media about members of younger generations failing to find employment following graduation. We've also heard it said retirees are earning virtually no interest on their investments/savings. But data from the Labor Department indicates Baby Boomers are the greatest victims of the latest recession. According to a recent article in the New York Times, Boomers...
Boomer Reflections: I'd Rather Be an Old Lady Than a Teenager
Reflections: I’d Rather Be an Old Lady Than a Teenager
We baby boomers don’t like
to admit that we’re getting old. Botox, face lifts, cellulite removal, and
tummy tucks; they all sell. So far, I’ve resisted the lure of the age-denying
fix. Good genetics and living a disgustingly healthy lifestyle have insulated
me somewhat from the ravages of aging. My aging complaints, by...
Say Hello Not Goodbye To Your Golden Years
survey results released this month revealed some fascinating findings about
retirement prospects for my generation.
Sixty percent of the nearly 400 Baby Boomers interviewed thought it was
realistic they could retire within the next ten years. A quarter of those
surveyed, however, expressed doubts about their immanent retirement
prospects. In a recent New York Times
Age Is Like Art- It's a Matter of Interpretation
“Age is like art — it’s a matter of interpretation.” – Nancy Pelosi, Democratic minority leader in the House of Representatives. Pelosi made this statement in a New York Times article entitled, “Republicans Paint Clinton (Hillary) As Old News For the 2016 Presidential Election”. In spite of the fact Bill Clinton effectively employed the same strategy against Bush Sr. and Bob...
Like it hot? More and more restaurants are catering to baby boomers' spicy palates.
When companies want to know how to market to baby boomers, they turn to Chuck Nyren.
A distinguished sociologist and Harvard professor is combating our youth-obsessed culture's negative portrayal of older adults. She says people over 50 are reinventing themselves and changing the world.
After a 23-year career in advertising, Matt Thornhill has quickly established himself as a leading national authority on baby boomers.