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Baby Boomers

A generation of children born in the years following World War II. While there is debate about the years in which baby boomers were born, the U.S. Census Bureau defines the generation as being born between 1946 and 1964. The baby boomer generation was one of the largest in U.S. history and had a significant cultural and economic impact. Their impact on American social programs like Social Security and Medicare is expected to increase significantly as they retire in larger numbers.
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These data can be compared with data for baby boomers six years ago, in 2008 -- the first year of Gallup tracking that allows for this detailed type of age-by-age examination of the population.
And that certainly applies to investments - baby boomers get attached to what they spend money on,'' said David Carson, manager at Finance 500 in Redlands.
Echo Boomers said their spouses (70 percent), children (63 percent) and parents (48 percent) had the most influence on their spending, compared to Baby Boomers who primarily rely on their spouses (63 percent), rather than their children (36 percent) or parents (34 percent).
Only 23 percent of Baby Boomer workers are aware of the Saver's Credit and only 64 percent are aware of Catch-Up Contributions.
Howard will be touring the nation visiting and speaking at baby boomer communities, as well as book stores, promoting her new book.
Generation Y is almost twice as likely as Baby Boomer small business owners (59% vs.
More than half (55 percent) of Del Webb Baby Boomer Survey respondents also indicated that community amenities are at least somewhat important when deciding on a new community.
Synopsis: Older baby boomers aged 60 to 68 are more engaged in their work than are younger boomers aged 50 to 59, suggesting that engaged workers are most likely to continue working after age 60, possibly because they find their jobs fulfilling.
Synopsis: Baby Boomers and Gen X employees are distinctly less engaged than others -- and they make up 88% of the U.
Data from previous studies suggest that the baby boomers, defined by the CDC as individuals born between 1945 and 1965, are at increased risk for hepatitis C for many reasons, including blood transfusions, hospital exposures, and a possible history of risky behaviors in their younger years.
A credit union's first step in coming to grips with this evolving baby boomer strategic scenario is to recognize that these 40 million members remain a diverse and unconventional group that is unlikely to fit the patterns of its predecessor cohorts.