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Occupy Retirement! Baby Boomers Retiring; Glum, Happy

By Susan Klopfer, Speaker and Author Baby Boomers reaching retirement age. DO YOU HEAR a growing rumble in the distance? Chalk it up to the coming the Baby Boomer Express, an enormous number of older folks in this country getting ready to retire. Just three years ago, Boomers began turning 65, took their IRAs and […]

Don’t worry if you are not a 1 percenter — you can still retire on less money and have fun, too!

Retirement should not mean depression and loneliness. Retirement planning means far more than addressing money issues, Jane C said. The retired nurse expected to feel happy upon retirement, but found herself “just miserable nearly every day,” instead. As a medical professional, Jane knew that her own loneliness, sadness, loss of sleep and other symptoms are […]

Diversity Briefs: Disabled Still Get Cool Reception in U.S. Workplace

Bloomberg Business WeekExecutive HealthKessler Foundation, News Release FRIDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) — While many American companies say that hiring people with disabilities is important, few of them actually hire these job seekers or take steps to provide a welcoming work environment, a new survey finds. The national poll of 411 senior executives and human […]