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Posted By Ray DeLorenzi On October 10, 2007 @ 8:54 am In Notebook | No Comments

CNET: As boomers go gray, will big money mean better tech?

Companies like Nintendo, Microsoft and others are targeting this lucrative market. For the first time, Nintendo had a booth at the national 2007 AARP conference in Boston, which took place in September.

Marketwatch: Couples working together can cut health-care costs

“People need to remember that the shared-care marketplace is a fairly new phenomenon,” said Cheryl Matheis, a health strategist at AARP. “They need to ask a lot of questions and carefully examine all of the details in each policy.”

New York Times: Clinton Unveils Her Retirement Savings Plan

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York unveiled the second biggest domestic policy idea of her Democratic presidential campaign today, proposing to spend $20 billion to $25 billion a year to create 401(k)-style retirement accounts for all Americans and provide federal matching money of up to $1,000 to middle-income people.

Associated Press: McCain Vows to Retool Training Programs

John McCain on Tuesday proposed updating the unemployment system and retooling training programs to help people who have lost their jobs — particularly older workers — adapt to a changing economy.


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