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  • CVS Caremark Expects to Reap Benefits from Obamacare Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 9:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Marijuana Use by Seniors Rises as Boomers Age Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 6:53 AM ET

    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.

  • Sell Block: Kicking Nana to the Curb? Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 7:00 PM ET

    Nursing homes are not a baby-boomer play. They are pure real estate. Here’s why you should avoid these stocks.

  • Who's Hiring New College Grads? Find Out Here Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 12:24 PM ET

    The job market may be getting tough,  but these companies are hiring  more entry-level workers than a year ago.

  • Cramer's Advice to Baby Boomers Friday, 16 May 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    Buy stocks with long-term bullish themes, Cramer says. That way you don't have to worry about the short-term volatility in the market.

  • Boomer Stocks To Play Friday, 16 May 2008 | 9:46 AM ET

    There are a lot of baby boomers out there and there's a lot of potential money to be made off of their retirement. Just be prepared to apply unconventional thinking to fit the habits of nontraditional people.

  • Help Wanted In Filling These Hot Jobs Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:53 PM ET

    It’s a job hunter’s dream come true: A shortage of talent and a wealth of needy employers has made for a hot job market for some.

  • Making Your Retirement Nest Egg Last Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 12:41 PM ET

    The trillion dollar floodgates haven't opened yet, but soon the 76 million baby boomers will want their money back from the retirement accounts they so carefully fed.

  • Paulson's Moment Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 1:28 PM ET

    It's been easy over the last few months to feel a bit sorry for Hank Paulson. He left Goldman Sachs, reluctantly, to lead President Bush's second-term Treasury in the belief that his skills might help solve two thorny problems: deteriorating political sentiment toward China's rising economic might, and the long-term insolvency of the U.S. entitlement programs as the Baby Boom generation heads toward retirement.

  • Update: Your Emails On My Home Sales Data Post Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | 4:49 PM ET

    I got some interesting email replies to my previous post on housing numbers. Take a look: I've returned to California after a six year corporate move to find my Southern California tract house selling for $1 million more than I sold it for in 2001? I am not in the market. The house was barely worth what I sold it for in 2001. I have an excellent credit rating, equity in the bank and am leasing for now. We are Leasing a new 3,100 square foot home in a new development for the price of an apartment. Why buy?

  • Gasoline Prices Fueled by Graying Users, Rusty Refineries Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 12:13 PM ET

    Are outages and maintenance issues causing our refineries to operate too inefficiently? James Halloran, energy analyst with National City’s private client group, appeared on “Morning Call” to discuss how refining capacity is affecting what you pay at the pump.

  • Family & Money: Mom's Juggling Act Thursday, 10 May 2007 | 5:47 PM ET

    An increasing number of employers are offering flexible-work arrangements as a way of attracting and retaining top talent. The trend is being aided by technology and driven by shifting demographics and a more global economy.

  • John Goodman, president of the National Center for Policy analysis, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that Health Savings Accounts are growing faster than IRAs at the “same point of their evolution.”

  • Coldwell Banker CEO: Now Is Best Time to Buy a House Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 12:13 PM ET

    The top executive at Coldwell Banker said this is the best time in ten years to buy a house  because interest rates remain low, inventory is high and prices have stabilized.“It’s still a buyer’s market,” Jim Gillespie told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday. “This is absolutely the best time to buy.”

  • Baby Boomers Creating Stay-At-Home Biz Monday, 4 Dec 2006 | 2:15 PM ET

    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.