Debra Galant

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One chart that shows just how ridiculously huge Wall Street bonuses are

Late last week, we reported that the average Wall Street bonus totaled nearly $173,000 in 2014. Altogether, New York City's nearly 170,000 securities industry employees took home $28.5 billion in bonuses, according to the New York Office of the State Comptroller.<p>Shortly after the release, the …

3…2…1…Blast-off!

#TBT 1962: John Glenn Orbits the Earth<p>Like me and just about every other red-blooded American baby boomer, David Meerman Scott, co-author of …

Have Paul McCartney And Other Baby Boomer Rockers Become A Plague On Modern Music?

When Paul McCartney collaborated with Kayne West on the rapper’s recent single <i>Only One,</i> West fans everywhere took to Twitter asking who the hell this …

A Blizzard of Privilege

Subway Closure Reveals Much About Cuomo and Media’s Understanding of City<p>As the snow settles from the Blizzard of 2015, that wasn’t (at least in New …

Why 1978 Was the Least Worst Year for America’s Most Worst Problem

The wealth gap is a problem Obama wants to solve — but it might be impossible.<p>The U.S. wealth gap is at an 80-year high<p>Today the richest 1% of …

8 Reasons Children of the 1970s Should All Be Dead - Flashbak

The way things are going, every kid is going to go to school wearing bubble wrap and a helmet. Back in the 1970s (and earlier), parents didn’t stress …

Retirement ‘brain drain’ could blindside U.S. employers

As the massive baby boom generation prepares for retirement, corporate America is facing a brain drain. But a new survey indicates many companies …

Can Boomers Make Cohousing Mainstream?

Popular in northern Europe, cohousing is still a fringe option in the U.S. But the number of cohousing communities here is set to climb, thanks to Baby Boomers.<p>When architects Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett made their first pilgrimage to Denmark in the early 1980s, they were out to learn …

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Intrusive Thoughts

I’m Outta Here: A Cartoon by Sue Kasdon<p><i>Sue Kasdon is a ceramic artist and art teacher who plans to retire and move to the Jersey shore by June. This</i> …

Empty Nest as Launching Pad

After packing their youngest off to college, the Gypsy Nesters hit the road and never looked back.<p><b>IT WAS AN AD FOR AN ALZHEIMER’S PATCH</b> that changed …

The Canadian baby boom years are different from the US

<i>THIS CONTENT IS FREE to use in your publication or on your website. Download now.</i><p>VICTORIA, BC, Jan 16, 2015/ Troy Media/ – As a retired demographer, …

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Millennials projected to overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation

Millennials are on the cusp of surpassing Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living adult generation, according to population projections from the …

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Coleraine comes sixth in ‘Baby Boomers’ list

Coleraine is one of Northern Ireland’s ‘baby boomer’ hotspots, it’s been revealed.<p>Figures show that Coleraine has 13,337 baby boomers, representing …

Melton is county’s baby boomer hotspot

Melton has been named as Leicestershire’s ‘baby boomers’ hotspot, with more than a quarter of residents in the district being 50-68-years-old.<p>A …

'Baby boomer village' in Green Bay clears first hurdle

Green Bay plan commissioners have thrown their support behind a large residential and commercial development aimed at retiring baby boomers on the …

The Mink in the Closet

Our Sheepish Relationship With Fur Coats<p>It got into the teens in northern New Jersey this week, or by my own personal standards, a windchill of Are …

The Most Entitled Generation Isn't Millennials. It's Baby Boomers

For the first time in America’s history, an entire generation of her citizens is poorer, more indebted, and less employed than the preceding …

Welcome to the “baby boomer” capital of the UK

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 07:30 09 January 2015 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 16:45 09 January 2015<p>Boomers. Pictured: Joan (JUNE WHITFIELD), John (RUSS ABBOT), Maureen (STEPHANIE …

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50 Over 50: Following Your Passion

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiative launched with the TODAY show called "50 Over 50." We were overwhelmed with submissions. Every day this week we will roll out 10 more nominees. Today …

Argyll and Bute is ‘baby boomer’ hotspot

Argyll and Bute has been identified as Scotland’s ‘baby boomer’ hot-spot in a new report which found that almost one in three people living in the …

The Volunteer

I’m Outta Here: A cartoon by Sue Kasdon<p><i>Sue Kasdon is a ceramic artist and art teacher who plans to retire and move to the Jersey shore by June. This</i> …

Look at Me Now! A Once Outcast on Her 40th School Reunion

I attended my, ahem, 40th school reunion last May. To be clear, it was the 40th reunion of the preppy little private day school in suburban Virginia …

Left Behind

“Did you realize,” my husband asked this morning, as he was getting ready for work. “Tomorrow night is first candle?”<p>“So?” I said. “Is there any …

When I Am Old I Shall Not Wear Purple

If you are a woman of a certain age, you probably once visited someone’s bathroom and saw a poster with the famous poem by Jenny Joseph that …

Boomers vs. Millennials

They’re both right…and wrong<p>A wise man once told me that those in power conspire to pit groups against one another to divert their attention and …

How the Baby Boomers Stole Christmas

Coal for everyone over 50!<p>Please go read Christopher Ingraham’s wonderful post in the Washington Post’s Wonkblog about how the Baby Boomers have …