TEDx talk by Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org, on the intersection of longevity, youth, purpose and happiness, and the role older people can play in nurturing the next generation.
Oprah on her 65th dismisses retirement as an anachronism bordering on irrelevance for people who like to work.Obviously, she doesn’t need the money
How a retired convenience store owner won $26m from state lotteries by figuring out the odds rather than trying to beat them. He shared the wealth with a family hedge fund.
More than half of older U.S. workers pushed out of longtime jobs before they choose to retire suffering financial damage that is often irreversible according to Pro Publica & Urban Institute Study.
Countries from Denmark to Singapore raising retirement ages to keep economies vibrant and retain skilled workers that are hard to replace- BLOOMBERG
Retirement communities tapping aging university alums’ deep pride and deeper pockets to live on campus again.-PBS NewsHour
The nation’s $1.4 trillion student isn’t just holding millenials back. The number of people age 60 and older with student loans has quadrupled in the last 10 years. -PBS NewsHour
Stanford Engineering School professors show how to build and design a life for thriving at any stage of life.
More than half of Americans ages 21-37 still receiving financial assistance from a parent/guardian. Boomers expected to transfer $30 trillion to their millennial children. NY TIMES
74% of Americans say they plan to keep working beyond retirement age. GALLUP SURVEY
First time in U.S. history, more retirees in America than children under age 18 by 2035. Labor shortage the new normal starting 2020. GLASSDOOR
50+ twice as likely as millennials to start a business more as a lifestyle choice than to boost income. Gallup Survey
More than 30% of workforce age 65-74 by 2022 . Older adults staying in the labor force longer and younger adults were staying out of it longer. Pew Research
50+ new business founders 1.8 times more likely to grow their business than the 30+. M.I.T Sloan School of Management Report