baby boomers

Social Security supporters attend a rally in the Dirksen Senate Office Building (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Social Security Surplus Dwarfed By Future Deficit

As millions of baby boomers flood Social Security with applications for benefits, the program’s $2.7 trillion surplus is starting to look small.


Women have emerged as financial breadwinners but have fallen behind in their own economic confidence. (credit: Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Study: Majority Of Women Becoming Primary Breadwinners

A majority of women have emerged as primary breadwinners despite a large lack of confidence in their own financial decisions, according to Prudential Financial’s 7th biennial study of the “Financial Experience & Behaviors Among Women.”


Sadie Frost poses for photographs before getting tested for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C to promote getting tested ahead of World Hepatitis Day 2009 on the first ever 'Get Tested!' bus at Leicester Square on May 18, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Hepatitis C Deaths Up, Baby Boomers Most At Risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed — they are most at risk. Federal health officials are considering whether anyone born […]