baby boomers

Baby Boomer health is in sharp decline from the generation before them, a new study has found. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Study: Baby Boomers’ Health Very Poor, Getting Worse

Obesity among baby boomers is more than double the rate of their parents at the same age, and boomers with three or more chronic conditions was 700 percent greater than the previous generation.

10/01/2012

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.

08/12/2012

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.”

07/16/2012

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 […]

02/22/2012

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