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Research Finds Baby Boomers Face Difficulties At Older Age
2012-04-17 06:33:40

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Shocking new statistics from Bowling Green State University´s National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) shows that baby boomers will have a difficult time as they grow older. The study combines data from the censuses of 1980, 1990, 2000 as well as the 2009 American Community Survey. Through this research, Dr. I-Fen Lin found that one-third of adults between the ages of 45 and 63 are unmarried. This number has more than doubled since...

2012-04-04 21:00:39

Nick and Bobbi Ercoline, the couple depicted on the “Woodstock” soundtrack album cover, have now been happily married for over 40 years. However, a new special issue of The Gerontologist showing the Ercolines as they look today – a portrait of successful aging – finds that their unmarried baby boomer counterparts generally fare much poorer in terms of economic, health, and social outcomes. In 2011, the first of the 79 million American baby boomers (those born...

2012-03-20 06:24:29

NEW YORK, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from local market consumer research firm Scarborough reveals that Baby Boomers*, making up 35% of the U.S. adult population (81M), are living up to their revolutionary legacy, showing the nation that their heyday is far from over by taking pleasure in life's adventures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090514/NY17046LOGO ) Baby Boomers are spending their time out on the town. In the past 12 months Baby Boomers have attended a...

2012-03-15 23:23:34

A new national study suggests that adults who receive an inheritance save only about half of what they receive, while spending, donating or losing the rest. The results are good news for retailers, restaurant owners and people in the service industry who will receive that windfall. But it is bad news for those who are concerned about the low U.S. savings rate, said Jay Zagorsky, author of the study and research scientist at Ohio State University´s Center for Human Resource...

2012-03-15 22:40:17

Young adults less interested in community issues, politics and environment, finds new research The times are changing, and not necessarily for the better when it comes to giving back to society, according to 40 years of research on 9 million young adults. Since the baby boomer generation, there has been a significant decline among young Americans in political participation, concern for others and interest in saving the environment, according to a new study published by the American...

2012-03-06 08:00:00

HATBORO, Pa., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- You're just older. You're not dead (OND) - It was announced today that www.oldernotdead.com is currently entertaining contributor inquiries as well as those from potential advertisers, both of whom either have to say something to this audience and/or want to reach them for their particular products...automobiles to resort communities, cruise lines to airlines, retirement communities to airlines, tourist destinations to food products and medicines,...

2012-02-13 08:00:00

HATBORO, Pa., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- You're just older. You're not dead. (OND) - The latest effort by The Sports Network's CEO and President, Mickey Charles, and his wife, Rosalind, Vice President, has elicited kudos and a desire for more of everything regarding www.oldernotdead.com, a site directed at the already immense, and rapidly growing, baby boomer generation. The premise is that "You're just older. You're not dead" and, as Mr. Charles indicated in a recent interview, "The...

2012-02-06 09:00:00

BUILDER, the leading media brand for the residential construction industry, launches the 14th annual BUILDER Concept Home on February 8 as both a live and online experience for housing professionals and consumers. Three Homes for Three Generations: Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y will be open for free guided tours to attendees of the 2012 International Builders´ Show. A virtual tour is also online at http://www.builderconcepthome2012.com. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 06, 2012...

2012-02-03 13:00:00

With retirement resources often riding on the successful sale of a business, American Fortune releases tips Baby Boomers should consider before selling a business. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 With retirement resources often riding on the successful sale of a business, American Fortune releases tips Baby Boomers should consider before selling a business. Nearly every business owner has heard that to sell a business, timing is important. In fact, when and how to sell a business...

2012-02-01 05:55:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Baby boomers appear to be taking a second look at their life insurance policies as an alternative financial solution to paying for retirement. Retirees can sell an unneeded life insurance policy for a portion of the face amount. These transactions, known as life settlements, have become mainstream in the past several years, particularly as baby boomers begin exploring all financial options to paying for retirement, including previously unconventional...