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Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 16, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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The Perfect Name For The Next Generation Of Americans Baby Boomers. Gen X. Millennials. These cohort names get thrown around a lot. That’s because generational marketing is big business. And it makes for simpler discussions to have large groups of people grouped together in big chunks. It’s simplistic, but it’s also a helpful way to […]

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 15, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Test your visual vocabulary Merriam-Webster.com’s “Name That Thing” tests mental skills of baby boomers and others.

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 14, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

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AARP site offers guidance for travelers – Mon, 14 Apr 2014 PST These days, travel for baby boomers can be challenging. But AARP wants to make everyone’s road to their favorite destinations quicker and more enjoyable through their new website, travel.aarp.org. Multiple studies cite travel as the top inspirational activity for individuals ages 50 and […]

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

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Do baby boomers deserve a better rap? | Conor Gearty Generation X and Y heap scorn on the world they've inherited from the postwar boomers – but are they being fair? Are the lucky postwar generation of baby boomers responsible for the plight we are all in today? Missing the wars that destroyed so much […]

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 10, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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Give baby boomers a break | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett My parents had free healthcare and liked the Beatles, but they didn't steal anyone's future I can't remember exactly when it was that I discovered I was an heiress, but I'd put it somewhere between the ages of 15 and 16. Paris Hilton was at her […]

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 9, 2014

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Ageing: the over-60s have talents that we should tap for the good of all | Observer editorial A US organisation is actively using the experience and energy of baby boomers to tackle social problems – we should follow suit As the age of retirement creeps up and up, so the predictions on longevity grow more […]

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 8, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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Baby Boomer Retirement Confidence Slips Again, Signs of Optimism Spotted The Insured Retirement Institute today released a new report showing that Baby Boomers’ confidence in their retirement plans continues to decline, a trend dating back to 2011, when IRI first began tracking Boomers’ retirement expectations.

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 6, 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014

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Diabetes and obesity are Gen X issues, research shows Generation Xers are fatter and more likely to have diabetes in the prime of their lives than their baby boomer parents were, highlighting the significant deterioration in health in the space of one generation. Generation X fatter than baby boomer parents Generation Xers are fatter and […]

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 5, 2014

Saturday, April 5, 2014

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Baby Boomers Don't Want Your Retirement Communities A recent real estate survey finds retiring Baby Boomers making 'lifestyle plans' that involve beach houses, country estates and condos in the city. Tapioca and shuffleboard didn't make the cut.        

Daily Baby Boomer News Update: April 4, 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

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YOUR PRACTICE-Financial advisers brace for boomer wealth transfer * Advisers look to insurance, trusts, beneficiaries to protect wealth TORONTO, April 3 (Reuters) – The looming shift of money to and from the baby boomers promises to be the greatest intergenerational wealth transfer in history, and Canadian financial advisers are looking to investment and insurance strategies […]

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