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Baby boomers' heroes confirmed for eye-wateringly expensive festival by Coachella organisers

The Guardian - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The ultimate festival for baby boomers has been officially confirmed. Though a festival featuring the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and the Who had been widely reported, with Who frontman Roger Daltrey talking about it, the official ...
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Hep C deaths up; Baby boomers asked to get tests

WGBA-TV - ‎11 hours ago‎
Hepatitis C deaths reached record levels in 2014, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is calling for baby boomers to get tested. According to figures released this afternoon, hepatitis-C related deaths in the United States rose to 19,659 ...
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Baby Boomers, Just Eclipsed by Millennials, Will Soon Be No. 3

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
But within the next few years, the baby boomers are likely to also be overtaken by the generation of people born after the millennials in the early years of the 21st century.

Baby Boomers behind rising Montana gun sales

KBZK Bozeman News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Firearm sales typically rise during presidential elections and they also increase during times of national panic. But lately, gun sales have been up because of retiring baby boomers. “I'm looking to swap off or sell an AR-15, it's a cobra. Bushmaster ...

Baby boomers vs. Gen Y: Who had a harder time in the property market?

Your Mortgage - ‎May 3, 2016‎
With house prices reaching dizzying heights, it is easy to conclude that entering the property market is extremely difficult for Gen Y homebuyers.

He Wasn't at Berkeley or in Vietnam, but Trump Is a True Product of the Boomer Generation

Slate Magazine - ‎May 1, 2016‎
It is only one lamentable aftereffect of the '60s that they cast their paisley mythomania on all related topics, not least upon the demographic journey of the baby boomers. One did not have to be at Berkeley, baiting the pigs on the steps of Sproul ...
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Five Ways Baby Boomers In Business Should Mend Their Ways

Forbes - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Here are Five Ways Baby Boomers In Business Should Mend Their Ways, to better address the needs of Millennials. This list could also be called Five Ways to Spot a Baby Boomer. The list is my take on a recent presentation by author, researcher and ...

Baby boomers in worsening shape for retirement

LifeHealthPro - ‎May 2, 2016‎
When it comes to money, the baby boomer generation is woefully underprepared for their golden years. And according to a recent study, Boomer Expectations for Retirement 2016, from the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI), time is of the essence when it ...

10 things you may not know about baby boomer travellers

Starts at 60 - ‎4 hours ago‎
The baby boomer travel market is bigger than ever and is growing in size and in $$ spend as the last of the baby boomers come to age. They have more disposable income than their parents, they are more adventurous and they are discerning travellers.

RMTC's BOOM provides dynamic look at baby boom generation - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
BOOM is never a pandering tribute to baby boomers, but it's also never a particularly biting examination. It's hard to argue that there hasn't already been a lot said about the baby boomers. But it's also hard to overstate the impact of the post-war ...
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The Shake: Turns Out Baby Boomers Love Cannabis. Vermont, Not So Much.

Leafly - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Cannabis use among boomers is booming. More and more Americans age 55 and older are using cannabis - and using more of it - as their home states legalize.

Thinking like an athlete can help Baby Boomers strengthen their retirement savings

Christian Science Monitor - ‎May 3, 2016‎
While it may be tempting to take swings at home-run investments, well-paid athletes have too much money to lose and are wise to be prudent.
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It's official: Millennials have surpassed baby boomers to become America's largest living generation

Washington Post - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
By that definition, there are now 75.4 million living millennials, which is a half-million more than the 74.9 million living baby boomers, who were defined as anyone who was 51 to 69 years old in 2015. The interim generation - Generation X - is ...

Why Baby Boomers Should Think Like Athletes About Retirement Savings

NerdWallet (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Most baby boomers do not have much in common with professional athletes on the playing field, but when it comes to financial planning, they might consider thinking like one.

Baby Boomers braced for bleak retirement, poll finds

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The results suggest the nation's 5.5 million Baby Boomers are not the fixed conservative bloc that is sometimes assumed, and that worsening financial circumstances mean many would back policy options previously ruled out.
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Bigger than the baby boomers: Are millennials the new force in politics?

OCRegister - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Pew Research reported last week that America has more millennials, ages 18 to 34, than it has baby boomers, ages 51-69. It's the first time in decades boomers haven't been America's biggest generational group.

Tips for baby boomers who are job searching

Lexington Herald Leader - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Baby boomers - the 76.4 million people born between 1946 and 1964 in the United States - are being heavily impacted by recent layoffs.

Recession impact on Baby Boomer retirement from farm business

Corn and Soybean Digest (blog) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
In my seminar audiences, there are usually several members of the Baby Boomer generation. Many are farmers while others are lenders, agribusiness professionals, educators, or spouses.

Greynolds Park 'love-in,' where baby boomers come to reminisce

Miami Herald - ‎May 2, 2016‎
During the 1960s, local hippies and flower children would gather at Greynolds Park in North Miami Beach to hang out, listen to live local bands, smoke, read poetry and play music, while some would protest the Vietnam War.
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The Baby Boomer Retirement Savings Crisis Shifts Gears - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The much ballyhooed baby boomer retirement crisis is going through a major shift. Previous client concerns about having enough money to retire in the first place are being replaced by worries over longevity risk.