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Starting Roth IRAs for Your Grandkids

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Though retirement accounts are best used as retirement vehicles only, the tax-free withdrawal advantage of a Roth IRA makes it a useful savings tool for other needs young adults have, such as additional education expenses not covered by savings or a down payment on a first home.

Age and Cognitive Ability: Good News for Healthy Boomers and Older Adults

Debra Caruso | Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty
Debra Caruso

The idea that older people lose the capacity to learn is pervasive in our society. We hear it all the time, even from our own children. Of course, if people have dementia, they do need help. But a new study suggests those who don't likely have the ability to make decisions on their own.

For Boomers, a Thousand Flavors of Retirement

Ron Cappello | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty
Ron Cappello

Every day, 10,000 more Americans turn 65. The baby boomers are behind an unprecedented agequake that will shake up not only this country, but the rest of the developed world. How will this vast new market impact the economic and social landscape?

Another Problem with No Name: Boomers and Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Brent Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brent Green

Given extraordinary economic pressure to continue working beyond traditional retirement age, older workers nevertheless confront entrenched obstacles to staying employed and finding jobs.