boomers worried about future

Financial Makeovers … We All Could Use One

Posted on 05/17/2012 by |Home & Family blogger | Comments

Money & SavingsAre you a caregiver, like me, who thinks about everyone besides yourself? Could you use a day to feel pampered? I know how it is, running around with to-do lists. At 41, I’m already beginning to think about my future, but with my crazy schedule I hardly have time to think about where I’ll be in one year, let alone 10 years…. Thankfully, I know some great folks inside AARP that are helping to make my decisions easier. And now …

No Kids, Who Cares?

Posted on 05/3/2012 by |Caregiving | Comments

CaregivingAs boomers care for their parents, or at least watch their friends in the throes, those with no children often wonder, “who will be there for me when I need help?” With one in three boomers never married and some wed without kids, that’s a big question. Typically, it’s the spouse who does much of the caregiving, but with the growing rate of late-life divorce–saying “see ya, partner” after 20+ years of marriage—and women outliving men, that source of support …

The Takeaway: What’s in a Face at 50?; Debt Deal Goes to Congress

Posted on 08/1/2011 by |The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin TodayWhat does your face say about you? Does it say you’re happy? Stressed? When people see you, do they think you’re powerful? Warm? Do you appear healthy? As President Obama turns 50, a new report examines how much he’s aged in the last three years and asks an interesting question: “What’s in a face at 50?”