One Job Where It Pays to Be in Your 60s

Posted on 07/1/2013 by |Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsNearly every week brings new stories and statistics about how tough the job market is for older Americans. (A headline earlier this year in the New York Times: “In Hard Economy for All Ages, Older Isn’t Better … It’s Brutal.” But there’s at least one profession that seems to turn the conventional wisdom on its head: Washington lobbyist. “In Washington,” Politico reports, “it actually pays to be in your 60s when you’re starting a new business — at least on …