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
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.
Seven Reasons Why Baby Boomers Continue Working
is that people in America are living 30 years longer than people in the 20th
century but only working two years longer. In 2000, the average retirement age was 62, and
the average retirement age in 2010 was 64. Many of the recent retirements were involuntary: the massive
lay-offs between 2008-2012 because of the Great Recession, corporate mergers
and consolidations, work being...
Four Questions With: Guy Kawasaki
The fastest-growing group of new entrepreneurs is baby boomers. So we sat down with Guy Kawasaki, an early-stage venture capitalist, author of "The Art of the Start," and one of the top 100 bloggers in the world.