×

People Baby Boomers

  • Strategist David Rosenberg named demographics the single most important factor for investors to monitor over the next decade.

  • The Milwaukee- based motorcycle maker, which had previously forecast flat to modestly down full-year shipments, said it expects to ship 241,000 to 246,000 motorcycles in 2017, compared with 262,221 a year earlier. Harley's dealers in the United States had too many 2016 models at the end of the fourth quarter, which led the company to limit shipments of its 2017...

  • NEW YORK— In a story July 13 about the outlook for the U.S. bond market, The Associated Press erroneously reported the size of the Federal Reserve's balance sheet. It has $4.5 trillion in Treasurys and other assets, not $4.5 billion. Fund manager Q&A: Rick Rieder, chief investment officer of global fixed income at BlackRock, talks about how the bond market is going...

  • By Paul Sandle and Ben Hirschler. LONDON, July 6- The world's top medical technology companies are turning to robots to help with complex knee surgery, promising quicker procedures and better results in operations that often leave patients dissatisfied. Now U.S.-based Stryker and Britain's Smith& Nephew believe that is about to change, as robots give them an...

  • Picture it: 40 picturesque acres nestled in Wisconsin lake country. That is the ideal getaway the grandfather of Chicago financial planner Tim Obendorf's wife built around 50 years ago. "Whenever a number of families are under the same roof, conflicts are going to arise," said Jill Shipley, managing director of family dynamics for Abbot Downing, a division of Wells...

  • Picture it: 40 picturesque acres nestled in Wisconsin lake country. That is the ideal getaway the grandfather of Chicago financial planner Tim Obendorf's wife built around 50 years ago. "Whenever a number of families are under the same roof, conflicts are going to arise," said Jill Shipley, managing director of family dynamics for Abbot Downing, a division of Wells...

  • Picture it: 40 picturesque acres nestled in Wisconsin lake country. That is the ideal getaway the grandfather of Chicago financial planner Tim Obendorf's wife built around 50 years ago. "Whenever a number of families are under the same roof, conflicts are going to arise," said Jill Shipley, managing director of family dynamics for Abbot Downing, a division of Wells...

  • Picture it: 40 picturesque acres nestled in Wisconsin lake country. That is the ideal getaway the grandfather of Chicago financial planner Tim Obendorf's wife built around 50 years ago. "Whenever a number of families are under the same roof, conflicts are going to arise," said Jill Shipley, managing director of family dynamics for Abbot Downing, a division of Wells...

  • You know that Social Security Disability Insurance is part of Social Security. If you ask 999 people out of 1,000, would tell you that Social Security disability is not part of Social Security, Mick Mulvaney, the administrations budget director, said in May at a press briefing on its 2018 spending plan. But despite his claims on popular perceptions of Social...

  • Older couple meeting with a financial advisor

    Pessimism about financial health may cause retirees to withdraw less from their investment accounts, a new study finds. Here's what to know.

  • Executive Edge: Baby Boomer entrepreneurs

    When it comes to launching new businesses, Baby Boomers are outpacing millennials, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers with a look at a 65-year old man in Philadelphia who's not ready to retire just yet.

  • While paternity leave is growing at top companies, many men are reluctant to use it.

  • Starting a start-up

    Entrepreneurs create 2 out of every 3 new jobs, according to the Small Business Administration. But instead of retiring, baby boomers are starting about twice as many new businesses as millennials. We ask the Kauffman Foundation’s Victor Hwang about the state of start-ups.

  • CHICAGO, April 20- Can you count on your Social Security benefits when retirement rolls around? Most Americans worry about this- partly due to the nonsense they hear from political opponents of Social Security and ill-informed media. You will hear that the program is bankrupt, its reserves are nothing but a bunch of IOUs, or that Social Security is a Ponzi scheme.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Honesty time: What is your most embarrassing drunk purchase? $400 worth of orange Agent Provocateur lingerie. 14 separate Snuggies, in blue. "What is interesting is that people are not just buying something small, like a pizza slice or a pack of cigarettes," says Michelle Hutchison, Finder.com' s money expert.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Honesty time: What is your most embarrassing drunk purchase? $400 worth of orange Agent Provocateur lingerie. 14 separate Snuggies, in blue. "What is interesting is that people are not just buying something small, like a pizza slice or a pack of cigarettes," says Michelle Hutchison, Finder.com' s money expert.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Honesty time: What is your most embarrassing drunk purchase? $400 worth of orange Agent Provocateur lingerie. 14 separate Snuggies, in blue. "What is interesting is that people are not just buying something small, like a pizza slice or a pack of cigarettes," says Michelle Hutchison, Finder.com' s money expert.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Honesty time: What is your most embarrassing drunk purchase? $400 worth of orange Agent Provocateur lingerie. 14 separate Snuggies, in blue. "What is interesting is that people are not just buying something small, like a pizza slice or a pack of cigarettes," says Michelle Hutchison, Finder.com' s money expert.

  • LONDON, March 31- Diageo, the world's largest spirits maker, spotted in 2015 that drinkers in the emerging middle class in Ghana and Cameroon were keen to show off their new status by buying their own bottles of Johnnie Walker rather than shots. The company increased production of smaller bottles, helping to lift Johnnie Walker sales 12 percent in Africa in the...

  • Retirement seniors working small business

    Baby boomers are flocking to cities that offer affordable housing, great health care and strong job prospects.