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Housing Demand Expected to Surge Over Next 10 Years According to MBA Report

In what it projects would be one of the strongest housing markets in U.S. history, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) expects between 13.9 …

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Bikes, spandex, street closures.. oh my! And that’s just the start of it.<p>Excitement (or dread) is in the air as the world takes Richmond by storm …

The Measure of a Life Well Lived: Henry Miller on Growing Old, the Perils of Success, and the Secret of Remaining Young at Heart

<i>“On how one orients himself to the moment,”</i> 48-year-old <b>Henry Miller</b> (December 26, 1891–June 7, 1980) wrote in reflecting on the art of living in 1939, <i>“depends the failure or fruitfulness of it.”</i> Over the course of his long life, Miller sought ceaselessly to orient himself toward maximal …

Elder orphans: Childless, unmarried baby boomers warned to prepare for future

A new study is raising awareness about the problem of "elder orphans" -- seniors who have no children, spouse or any other family member to care for …

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In Praise of Life (Let’s Ditch the Cult of Longevity)

May 8, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>This is a guest post written by <b>Glen Olives Thompson</b>. He is a Professor of North American Law at La Salle University in …

Being Slightly Overweight Improves Life Expectancy, Study Claims

While most people are obsessed with losing weight, mainly due to the media’s portrayal of obesity as unhealthy, a new study has revealed that being …

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9 Unconventional Ways To Stay Young As You Grow Old

Almost hidden by all the news about the UK election was a little gem of an article that appeared in the press last week. It was about how to stay young, as you grow older. Some of the tips included learning a new language, playing an instrument, exercising more and learning a new skill, as all …

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Lifetime Wealth

Human lifespan<p>The maximum (recorded) life span for humans has increased from <b>103</b> in 1798 to <b>110</b> years in 1898, <b>115</b> years in 1986, and <b>122.45</b> years …

Here's What Sitting Too Long Does to Your Body

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Your body is designed for regular movement, but many Americans spend the bulk of their day sitting still instead. On average, a US …

3 biggest financial mistakes made by each generation

High school yearbooks don’t say which students are “most likely to make terrible financial decisions.” But if they did, a recent report could predict …

Aging is not death. Stop conflating the two.

By Amy Gutman<p>, Contributor, PostEverything<p>Some months back, I dipped into a small bookshop to pick up a volume on career transitions for people older than 50. I was stunned to find it on a shelf with the heading “Aging and Death.”<p>The memory has stayed with me, a metaphor for our fundamental …

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Those Savvy Millennials

Despite some economic barriers, people in their 20s and early 30s are actually fairly ready for the challenges of adulthood.<p>Millenials, roughly defined as the generation of Americans born between 1980 and 2000, are set to overtake the Baby Boomers in population this year. Much has been made of how …

Demographics

If You're a Baby Boomer Looking to Start a Business, Read "Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs" - Small Business Trends

<i>“Between 1996 and 2012, the share of new U.S. entrepreneurs in the 55-64 age group grew from 14.3 percent to 23.4 percent.”</i><p>This statistic hit me …

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Talent Matters: Why you should be nice to your baby boomers

By Jean Martin and Eugene Burke<p>As more and more workplaces take steps to cater to millennials, it can be easy to forget that baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, still make up a significant proportion of the U.S. population.<p>Employers would be wise to not take this cohort for …

Employee Engagement

Booming and Moving

More Americans were born in 1950 (41 million) than in any other year and they're turning 65 this year. Explore strategies for increasing your listing …

Aging Boomers to Boost Demand for Apartments, Condos and Townhouses

The single-family home isn’t obsolete, yet. But the aging of the baby boomers could reshape the U.S. housing market and economy in the coming years.<p>As the boomers get older, many will move out of the houses where they raised families and move into cozier apartments, condominiums and townhouses …

7 Ways to Help Baby Boomers Retire | Credit Union Times

Credit unions have a golden opportunity to assist members through this often overwhelming life stage.<p>Baby boomers, the ubiquitous post-World War II …

Tech-savvy baby boomers living death to the fullest

In Victoria, since 2010, cemeteries on Crown Land need to be self-sufficient as not-for-profit enterprises. They get no state money. A traditional …

Soundcore Capital launches to invest in Baby Boomer-run companies

<b>Jarrett Turner</b>, who recently launched <b>Soundcore Capital Partners</b>, believes there are “tremendous opportunities” to invest in companies owned by Baby …

The 3 Biggest Retirement Challenges Facing Baby Boomers

As one of the nation's largest demographics enter their Golden Years, obstacles are on the horizon.<p>As Baby Boomers enter their Golden Years, an …

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"Middle age now lasts until 74 as baby boomers refuse to grow old"

Sarah Knapton writes:<p>New research suggests that old age now starts at 74, with middle age lasting at least nine years longer than current …

Grandparenting 101 for baby boomers

By K.C. Summers<p><i>K.C. Summers is chief of editorial copy at AARP Media.</i><p>It was the Snotsucker that really blew me away.<p>As a (perhaps overenthusiastic) newbie grandmother, I was up to date on a lot of the breakthroughs in baby care — the “back to sleep” movement, blanketless cribs, the importance of …

Baby boomers shape up for the long haul

A growing trend in the fitness industry is a focus on training and working with older adults.

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