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Social media and millennial voters

Social Media Helps Millennial Voters Register, But Turnout Worries Linger

Social media platforms poured efforts into online registration, hoping to attract tech savvy voters, but political experts are skeptical that a record number of millennials will show up to vote on Election Day.

November 6, 2016
An American flag flutters in the wind next to signage for a U.S. Social Security Administration office in Burbank

Door Closing On Social Security Strategy For Baby Boomers

A popular strategy known as “file and suspend” will be shut down for new participants after April 29.

March 9, 2016
A hike in the Canadian Rockies is an example of the excursions offered by Road Scholar, an education-promoting travel service once called Elderhostel. (photo courtesy Eileen Knesper/Road Scholar)

Senior Travelers Attracted To Road Scholar Program

Road Scholar takes baby boomers on trips with real value.

May 29, 2015
This isn't going to cut it for Gen Xers.

Are Retirees Thinking Differently About Their Future?

The vast majority of people from Generation X have come to believe the traditional definition of retirement is a romantic fantasy of the past, according to a new study.

May 18, 2015
Retirement, Homes, Baby Boomers, Economy, Stocks, Second Homes, Travel, Investments

Baby Boomers, Flush With Stock Gains, Drive Record Vacation Home Sales

It’s a buyer’s market for baby boomers, who are cashing in on stock gains and purchasing second homes.

April 2, 2015
jobs

Economy Turns Baby Boomers Into Entrepreneurs

By Janet Kidd Stewart, Chicago Tribune Bohnne Jones didn’t count on having to fire her husband, Larry. And David Whiting works six days a week at his smoothie franchise, knowing he would have made substantially more had he left his retirement money in the stock market. Despite the challenges, these baby boomers, and others, are […]

July 17, 2014

The Ageless Kenny Rogers Just Keeps On Working

By Joshua Tehee, The Fresno Bee When it comes to career longevity, Kenny Rogers picked up some sage advice from comedian George Burns: Stay booked. “So, that’s what I do. Stay booked and keep moving,” says Rogers, who at 75 continues to record and play his brand of country-tinged pop music after 55 years in the […]

March 13, 2014