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06/12/2013 11:09 am ET Updated Aug 12, 2013

3 Ways Aging Baby Boomers Will Help The Economy

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Baby boomers -- the nearly 80 million Americans born between 1945 and 1964 who helped fueled one of the strongest periods of economic growth in American history -- are barreling toward retirement. And as Americans live longer, and this massive cohort ages, the number of Americans over 65 is projected to balloon from 40 million in 2010 to 72 million in 2030.

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