Demographics

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Age Matters

Today, most people can expect to live into their seventies and beyond. According to a US Census Bureau report, within the next 15 years the world …

Longevity

China working age population ‘to fall 10% by 2040’

China’s working age population will fall more than 10 per cent by 2040 in spite of a recent relaxation of its one child policy, the World Bank warned …

Demographics

2016 Wealth Management Trends

<b>Standardization and personalization of advice.</b> In the past, the same client might have been given dissimilar advice by two financial advisors at the …

Wealth

Life expectancy 1950-2050

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Economics
Retirement

China’s Working Age Population To ‘Fall Sharply’ By 2030, Adding To Concerns About Economic Growth And Aging Society

SHANGHAI — China’s working age population will shrink significantly in the next 15 years, according to new research by a top Chinese university, …

China

The 100-year life: reframing longevity as a gift

Sometimes the future doesn’t turn out as you had predicted. Whatever happened to Second Life and the avatars that I – and thousands of others – …

Longevity

Are you ready to live to 100?

London Business School professor Lynda Gratton believes living longer requires individuals and corporations to change their approach to careers, life …

Retirement
Health Care

The future of religion, in 7 maps and charts

<b>Earlier this month the Pew Research Centre released data from its Global Religious Futures project, which forecasts the changing size of eight major</b> …

Religion

Experts Predict Asia Will Need $20 Trillion in Healthcare Costs For Its Elderly By 2030

Share Email Comments<p><b>We all know that healthcare gets more expensive as you grow older. Unfortunately, for Asia’s extremely large population, it’s not</b> …

Health Care

The silver economy: Europe’s well-heeled seniors

Ageing’s deceiving nature<p>Complicating matters, and greatly impeding marketing to this age group, is a common reluctance among companies to have their …

De-development: Another Arab awakening is looming, warns a UN report

De-developmentAnother Arab awakening is looming, warns a UN report<p>Arabs make up just 5% of the world’s population, but they account for about half …

Economics

By 2050, There Will Be Double The Number Of People Over 50

People over 50 now control 83% of wealth and more than 50% of spending in the U.S. Welcome to the "longevity economy."<p>If demography is destiny, then older folks are set to take over the world. By 2050, there are likely to be double the number of adults over the age of 50—as many as 3.2 billion—with …

Scientists reverse ageing in mammals and predict human trials within 10 years

An end to grey hair and crows-feet could be just 10 years away after scientists showed it is possible to reverse ageing in animals.<p>Using a new technique which takes adult cells back to their embryonic form, US researchers at the Salk Institute in California, showed it was possible to reverse ageing …

Longevity