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2012-06-02 23:00:43

Website http://www.welcomingretirement.com/ offers free retirement readiness assessment to help retiring Baby Boomers who want to renew, reinvent, and re-career for the best time of their life. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 When Baby Boomers retire from their full time work world, they leave behind their familiar identity, structure and community. As a Retirement Coach, Janice Williams provides a free retirement readiness assessment at http://www.welcomingretirement.com/ to help...

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...

2012-03-15 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...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'