Baby Boomers


Boomer parents: the good news

Mariette Ulrich | 29 September 2011
A couple of weeks back when I posted a piece about the baby boomers who don’t plan to leave any inheritance to their children, I came down rather hard on that generation.

Boomers planning to take long SKI vacations

Mariette Ulrich | 15 September 2011
That's SKI as in “Spending the Kids’ Inheritance”.

Older generation likes bad news about the young

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 September 2010
This post may provide a sort of commentary on the previous one about 20-somethings. German researchers have found that, given a choice, older people prefer to read bad news rather than good news about young adults.
 

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