baby boomer

The following is a sponsored guest post from Money Super Market.com. Baby boomers across the pond are struggling to cope with their borrowings, with one in three currently unable to clear their debts, according to new research. Insurance group Aviva’s fifth ‘Real Retirement Report’ found that almost a quarter (23%) of those surveyed said they […]

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You might remember that Mr. Boomer turned 60 last summer.  Although it was a birthday with a zero that deserved extra celebration, we didn’t see it as a milestone.  He now qualifies for senior pricing at more restaurants, but that’s about the only difference. We have since figured out that he turned some magic marketing milestone. […]

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Many people are downsizing their housing whether due to the economy or changing family size.  We were part of that trend a few years ago when we sold our 4 bedroom single family home for a 3 bedroom condo. There is a silver lining to the trend.  It’s spurred several business opportunities related to living […]

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It’s important when creating your budget to understand what is a need versus a want. If you need to cut back then the wants are the first to go. However a recent survey of my generation revealed the needs are not really only the basics for survival (shelter, clothing and food). Instead, 66% in this […]

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Unemployment is holding steady or starting to nudge downward depending where you live. My company happens to have a few openings this quarter due to growth and turnover.  When recently discussing internal recruitment efforts I learned that we typically advertise on one venue…Craigslist. This may not be news to some (or even most) of you, […]

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