WASHINGTON, July 18- The World Bank on Monday confirmed New York University economics professor Paul Romer as its next chief economist, bringing in a prominent voice advocating for investment in human capital and innovation. "We're most excited about his deep commitment to tackling poverty and inequality and finding innovative solutions that we can take to... » Read More
The authors of "Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security" share the latest Social Security woes they've received from readers.
Some of the most recognizable American food and beverage brands have fallen out of favor with U.S. consumers, while smaller brands are gaining favor.
Warren Buffett is leaving his billions to charity, and many boomers are following suit to avoid turning their kids into rich loafers.
A new ILO report finds the gender pay gap may not close for more than 70 years at the current rate.
Home ownership rates in will likely fall to levels last seen in the 1980s as millennials wait longer to form households, DoubleLine's Gundlach said.
Scammers posing as distressed grandkids are scamming grandparents into sending them money wires and credit cards. FT reports.
Six years after the financial crisis, birth rates haven't bounced back. For the economy, that's bad news.
AARP has entered the crowded online travel field, hoping to cater to retirees.
Millions of boomers will turn 65 from now through 2030. With increased demand for 55-plus communities, there's now a new surge in the housing market.
P.J. O'Rourke, political reporter and "The Baby Boom" author, explains why he does not think the baby boom generation is not responsible for any of the problems in the world right now.
Newly leaked documents reveal China is about to relax its 1-child policy. Gordon Chang, author and Forbes.com columnist, and Ann Lee, New York University adjunct professor of economics and finance, discuss if a Chinese baby boom is in the making and what that means to their economy.
The weak economy has caused more young adults to move back in with their parents, and some of those kids are bringing their own children with them.
If your golden years seem threatened because of financial setbacks, don't panic. Here are 10 tips from retirement experts on your next steps.
Jerry Webman, Chief Economist & Senior Investment Officer at Oppenheimer Funds, says a demographic wave is hitting the U.S. economy, which will help the household sector.
A new report finds that seniors who are African-American, Hispanic, female or 80 and older are more likely to face economic woes than other older Americans.
Helping baby boomers navigate the future is becoming a big business, but now, there's a freebie: LifeReimagined.org from AARP.
The world's biggest investors are seeking more stable cash income at home, as aging societies and tighter regulation dull risk appetite.
A survey by TD Ameritrade is the latest in a raft of bad news about the prospects of the generation about to retire.
CVS Caremark is looking at changes in U.S. healthcare as an opportunity to serve more customers, whether they are picking up prescriptions, getting them through the mail or stopping by an in-house MinuteClinic for a checkup.
For many boomers, the drug never held the stigma it did for previous generations, and they tried it decades ago. Some have used it ever since, while others are revisiting the habit in retirement, either for recreation or as a way to cope with the aches and pains of aging.