While their parents and grandparents usually viewed that
milestone birthday as a time to withdraw from full-time
work and relax, many boomers are remaking themselves for
the second and third acts of their lives. Some have
returned to school to prepare for new careers. Some,
especially after their children learn to drive or move
out for work or college, are taking up new sports and
enrolling in gym programs.
Is the dream of a comfortable retirement dashed for
aging baby boomers and younger generations? It sure
seems that way after looking at the study released by
the Employee Benefits Research Institute on March 19.
The Washington (D.C.) think tank’s 23rd Retirement
Confidence Survey reports nearly half of workers
surveyed have little to no confidence they’ve saved
enough for a decent retirement.
Blog - - The Baby Boomer Muse
I'm tired of reading articles which begin with
alarmed outcries that Baby Boomers do not have
adequate savings for retirement, then proceed to
blame us for belonging to a generation embracing
instant gratification. In other words, it's our own
fault and now we're going to suffer in old age due
to the poor decisions we've made throughout our
I have to ask myself, "What planet do these people
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