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More baby boomers turning to the gig economy, but don't necessarily like it - Burnaby Now

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 09:53

Burnaby Now

More baby boomers turning to the gig economy, but don't necessarily like it
Burnaby Now
It's not just millennials who are embracing the gig economy - baby boomers are too, but they don't necessarily like it. BMO Wealth Management released a report Monday that said more and more baby boomers are turning to contract work because they feel ...
Lack of benefits biggest challenge of gig economy: surveyBenefits Canada
Gig economy the 'new normal' for Canadians: BMO surveyTroy Media

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Generation X more likely to overspend on vacation than Baby Boomers and Millennials - Travel Daily News International

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 00:58

Generation X more likely to overspend on vacation than Baby Boomers and Millennials
Travel Daily News International
Breaking down by age group, 92 percent of Millennials (ages 18-34) and 91 percent of Baby Boomers (ages 55+) did not overspend, while 87 percent of Gen X'ers (ages 35-54) were able to stay within budget. Gen X'ers also tend to overspend more, ...

Relax, Boomers: Socialism Is Good Now - HuffPost

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 06:03

HuffPost

Relax, Boomers: Socialism Is Good Now
HuffPost
The Baby Boomers are the worst American generation since Reconstruction, but they had many reasons to turn out this way. The Boomers were raised in a political culture dominated by madmen, their minds warped at an early age. For decades, Boomers ...

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Millennials and baby boomers defy assumed market trends - Chicago Agent magazine (press release) (blog)

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 08:21

Chicago Agent magazine (press release) (blog)

Millennials and baby boomers defy assumed market trends
Chicago Agent magazine (press release) (blog)
Baby boomers typically spent a little more than two years renting before buying a home. Millennials are approaching six years of renting before buying their first home. UrbanLand's recent figures seem to support the trend of millennials following their ...

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C - News-Medical.net

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 06:55

News-Medical.net

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C
News-Medical.net
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 300 million people across the globe are unaware they're living with viral hepatitis. In fact, baby boomers-;those born between 1945-1965-;are five times more likely to have hepatitis C ...
Calgary doctor who survived 'silent killer' Hep C urges baby ...CBC.ca
Everything you need to know about hepatitis - National | Globalnews ...Globalnews.ca

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Note to fellow baby boomers: We messed up - Baltimore Sun

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 13:31

Baltimore Sun

Note to fellow baby boomers: We messed up
Baltimore Sun
I read an article some days ago regarding the contributions my generation has made toward the advancement of science, humanity, general knowledge and progress. The author went to great lengths to explore the "deeds" of baby boomers and recognize our ...

Generation X More Likely To Overspend On Vacation Than Baby Boomers And Millennials - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 10:37

Generation X More Likely To Overspend On Vacation Than Baby Boomers And Millennials
PR Newswire (press release)
Breaking down by age group, 92 percent of Millennials (ages 18-34) and 91 percent of Baby Boomers (ages 55+) did not overspend, while 87 percent of Gen X'ers (ages 35-54) were able to stay within budget. Gen X'ers also tend to overspend more, ...

Canadian Millennials Have a New Reason to Resent Baby Boomers - Bloomberg

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 10:21

Bloomberg

Canadian Millennials Have a New Reason to Resent Baby Boomers
Bloomberg
First Canadian baby boomers reaped the benefit from one of the biggest housing-price increases in the country's history. Now they're driving up the cost of a country retreat, leaving millennials struggling yet again to get a foothold on the property ...

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Ask SAM: What makes one a millennial? - Winston-Salem Journal

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 22:15

Winston-Salem Journal

Ask SAM: What makes one a millennial?
Winston-Salem Journal
“The Baby Boom is distinguished by a dramatic increase in birth rates following World War II, and is one of the largest generations in U.S. history,” according to the Census Bureau. According to a Pew Research Center study released in 2016, there were ...

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Dem pollster: Older baby boomers taking 'a demographic last stand' - The Hill

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 12:20

The Hill

Dem pollster: Older baby boomers taking 'a demographic last stand'
The Hill
Democratic pollster Silas Lee said on Wednesday that baby boomers are living in a climate of uncertainty due to rapid social and economic changes. "We are observing a demographic last stand, whereby many voters who were born in the late '40s, they are ...

Is The Assisted-Living Community Ready For Solo Agers And Baby Boomers? - Forbes

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:18

Forbes

Is The Assisted-Living Community Ready For Solo Agers And Baby Boomers?
Forbes
Will the Baby Boomer generation have different requirements when they start to need aid and assistance? On the one hand, no. They will have the same needs for help with the basic activities of daily living, and what they can't get at home or in the ...

An open letter to millennials from a Jewish baby boomer - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:22

An open letter to millennials from a Jewish baby boomer
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
We were the “baby boomers,” with spreads in Life or Look picturing us in denim jackets and miniskirts, long or floral bedecked hair, and sandals and frayed jeans. We were being exhibited much like features in National Geographic showing a newly ...

Why Brands Marketing To Baby Boomers Need To Use Video - Forbes

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:01

Forbes

Why Brands Marketing To Baby Boomers Need To Use Video
Forbes
The study found that over 50% of Baby Boomers watch online video. YouTube was reported as the preferred site with 82% of video watchers using it. Additionally, the study found that over 3,600 Baby Boomers Google "YouTube" every minute of every day.

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Opinion: Boomers and upper-middle class to America: Don't blame us for economy's problems - MarketWatch

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 06:05

Opinion: Boomers and upper-middle class to America: Don't blame us for economy's problems
MarketWatch
It's become received wisdom: Baby boomers have ruined America by spending all the wealth and leaving their children nothing but debt. And the upper-middle class has hogged all the opportunities and rolled up the drawbridge behind them. It's all laid ...

Paul Turner: Will the office change when the last baby boomer retires? - The Spokesman-Review

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 01:01

Paul Turner: Will the office change when the last baby boomer retires?
The Spokesman-Review
An email arrived with this is in the subject line: “NEWS FLASH: Another baby boomer retires!” It reported that Madonna Luers is calling it a day after 34 years as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's Eastern Washington public information ...

Why Different Generations Are Drawn to the Rising Gig Economy - Fortune

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:59

Fortune

Why Different Generations Are Drawn to the Rising Gig Economy
Fortune
About 52% of Baby Boomers cited balancing career and family needs while 58% of Gen Xers and 55% of Millennials wanted to make extra money on the side. The majority of Gen Xers and Baby Boomers also said they began working in a gig capacity to ...

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Grey divorce: Why are more baby boomers ending their marriages? - Montreal Gazette

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:31

Montreal Gazette

Grey divorce: Why are more baby boomers ending their marriages?
Montreal Gazette
Whether you call them “silver splitters” or “diamond divorcees,” more and more baby boomers are getting divorced when you'd expect them to settle into retirement together. Researchers have documented sharp increases in “grey divorce” rates among ...

Millennials and Boomers split: Who was the best president? - AL.com

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 09:32

AL.com

Millennials and Boomers split: Who was the best president?
AL.com
Millennials overwhelmingly love Obama. Baby Boomers adore Ronald Reagan. Depending on what a person sees as the job of the president, the two presidents may not be as different as we believe. In a recent Pew research poll, polarized numbers put 22 to ...

Grey divorce: Why are more baby boomers ending their marriages when they get older? - Edmonton Journal

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 08:26

Edmonton Journal

Grey divorce: Why are more baby boomers ending their marriages when they get older?
Edmonton Journal
Whether you call them “silver splitters” or “diamond divorcees,” more and more baby boomers are getting divorced when you'd expect them to settle into retirement together. Researchers have documented sharp increases in “grey divorce” rates among ...

Millennials and baby boomers defy assumed market trends - Houston Agent Magazine

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 07:18

Houston Agent Magazine

Millennials and baby boomers defy assumed market trends
Houston Agent Magazine
Millennials and baby boomers, the two largest demographic groups in history, are not as predictable as many home developers thought. UrbanLand reports that millennials — people age 37 and younger — are not too crazy about the urban, renting lifestyle ...

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