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The COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons for Financially Fragile and Aging Societies


The financial fragility of households and the rising proportion of people becoming obese calls for intensified efforts, both by individuals and employers to create financial buffers and keep on investing in health.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2HltGaC

October 21, 2020

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As They Aged, They Started Businesses for People Like Them


After working for others, some Americans find opportunities in working for themselves — while catering to people growing older.

Resource URL: https://nyti.ms/2FBJ6GL

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Making a New Start in a Business of Their Own


Whether because of layoffs or a desire for a new challenge, older people are becoming entrepreneurs at an increasing rate.

Resource URL: https://nyti.ms/3jl4Ioy

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How Gen Z & Young Millennials Are Redefining Life Stages, Markets & Retirement For Everyone


And, while living with mom and dad well past legal drinking age may not be “terrible,” staying home impacts the lives of both young adults and their parents.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3k0220Y

October 14, 2020

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How COVID-19’s 168-Hour Workweek Is Changing Work In Retirement


Large swaths of the workforce were forced to work from home. Even after offices reopen, the idea of flexible work has become more far more flexible, making the question of retirement for many less about when to stop work, but instead how much do you want to work?

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/33UQw1g

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Women’s Career Trajectories Can Be a Model for an Aging Workforce


Managers and organizations will need to be skilled at supporting both men and women through the reshaping and pacing of careers that stretch over 50 years.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/319cbRt

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How Can Policymakers Close the Racial Gap in Retirement Security?


Other policy options could help level the playing field for Black workers and savers, helping them overcome the systemic racism that often obstructs wealth building and limits retirement security.

Resource URL: https://urbn.is/3nNpmkO

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Gendered Ageism Is The New Sexism


To combat gendered ageism, the first call to action must be calling attention to the problem. Companies won’t look for solutions to a problem that they don’t know or believe exists.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3d4WWOo

October 9, 2020

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Working and Disability Expectancies at Older Ages: The Role of Childhood Circumstances and Education


We assess how childhood disadvantages combine with education to affect working and health trajectories.

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3lzfRE3

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