baby boomers

Retiring Boomers Will Leave a Huge Hole in the Job Market

Experts suggest that in some industries, baby boomers may soon begin retiring at a much faster rate than they can effectively be replaced, forcing companies to find ways to recruit and train new workers without hurting profitability.

An Economist Argues for a Looming Labor Shortage

Northeastern University economist Barry Bluestone says demographics will lead to a worker shortage as boomers march inexorably toward retirement. He predicts that within the next eight years the U.S. could have at least 5 million job vacancies.

A black hole in health insurance

At 63, Billie Hoke is two years and a ton of worry away from the health care goal line. She will have to wait until 2011 to join the millions of...

Dow 10,000: What's next?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU) has reclaimed the psychologically important 10,000 level. So is this the first leg of a new bull market?...

MetLife study: Boomers aren't old, yet

I guess it makes sense, kind of, if you're one of those "Life Begins at 40" types: According to a new study, Baby Boomers won't be calling themselves...