Though many believe Social Security to be vital for the nation's well-being, most young Americans doubt the entitlement will exist when they reach retirement age.
As the Baby Boomers age out of their premium tax paying years, Generation X ages in. Is shifting demography moving the United States closer and closer to a federal, state, and municipal tax crisis?
With a recent acquisition, Ventas—a leading healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT) with a portfolio of nearly 600 healthcare properties and seniors housing assets in the U.S. and Canada—will own about 14 billion in healthcare and senior housing real estate.
Baby Boomers want to live longer and to live better. The convergence of Boomer expectations and technology is forging a disruptive force that will improve life tomorrow for everyone.
The pro-pot lobby is basically like any other: PACs and big-name contributors, and meetings at The Capitol, even the White House. It's the new Norml, so to speak. And the new message? It's the economy, dude.
As they approach retirement age they are witnessing the rise of the most technology-savvy digital natives in the history of humankind. Is there any way for Baby Boomers to compete with a generation that has been completely immersed in technology since birth? The answer is....
Many in the investment world — and even President Barack Obama's administration — are taking a fresh look at annuities, and are finding there's a lot there to like.
As the nation's home builders try to claw their way out of the biggest abyss in the sector's history, the future landscape is beginning to look a bit different than they once thought.
Saving is the new spending in the United States After several decades of Americans being the world’s consummate and most profligate spenders, we appear to have developed (all of a sudden in just the last few months) a serious fancy for saving.
Baby boomers who don’t want to retire to a distant locale (some place warmer or cheaper) may be causing a long-term drag on the U.S. housing sector – and the economy. According to a survey done by Home Depot – 89% of older Americans want to stay in their present houses for as long as possible. But companies like Home Depot are seeing a business opportunity in reaching out to boomers who want to stay put.