Two market crashes and a couple of recessions later, 25 percent of all boomers don’t have anything saved for retirement and now find themselves in dire need of government services and potential bailouts of math defying pension plans.
The author writes, "I interact with thousands of leaders, managers, business owners and execs each year and I’ve yet to find any who believe that the work ethic represented in the current labor pool stands up to that of the labor pool twenty, ten—or even five years ago," adding, "It’s time to stop complaining about the lack of work ethic and take steps to revive it."
Four members of the reggae band UB40 were declared bankrupt on Tuesday by a UK judge in Birmingham County Court.
"I'm amazed that this is a unique idea that we've got to cut," says Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX). He continues, "in order to get back to growth again, you cannot keep dumping debt on the people. It will dig a much bigger hole."
A Republican debate will play out in one of this city's glittering casinos, but the real battleground for next year's U.S. presidential election lies in the foreclosure-racked neighborhoods that sprawl beyond the Las Vegas Strip's bright lights.
The author says we're in what he calls the, "Era of Behavior" and that "our behavior now matters more than we thought and in ways we never imagined."
Resourceful women should be taking steps to become board-ready, in order to take advantage of the increasing number of women elected to company boards, according to Molly Ashby, chairman and CEO of Solera Capital.
One of the greatest lessons I have learned is that adversity is a gift. Leaders inevitably face daunting and seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
This author says, "You are capable of exceptional accomplishments in your work, in your community, and with your family and friends," and in her new book, she lays out how you can find that "Practical Genius" within.
Steve Jobs taught us a lot about success and failure, "showing us the blood and guts of innovation, which is neither linear nor easy, but rather happens in fits and starts, setbacks and comebacks," writes the author.
The financial crisis has presented an opportunity for capitalism to be redefined, with a more sustainable, less testosterone-driven model replacing the existing failed, morally bankrupt system, according to Halla Tomasdottir of Audur Capital.
How should the UK escape from a slump that seems sure to be longer and more costly than the Great Depression of the 1930s, asks the FT's Martin Wolf?
Hungry for a trading idea that has nothing to do with the mess in Europe? Here's one that's a world away.
“If your mother hasn’t called you crazy yet, then you haven’t graduated from the school of entrepreneurship,” Sock said.
It is impossible to achieve success without a fighting spirit, creative thinking and persistence. That was the message that came across from the opening morning at the Women’s Forum Global Meeting 2011 in Deauville.
CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at jobless claims and trade data, showing that new claims for unemployment benefits edged down last week and that the trade gap with China has hit an all-time high.
China's unhappy, Europe gets a reality check, and Australians are getting jobs - it's time for your FX Fix.
Some protesters have assailed news media outlets for scoffing at their leaderless nature and lack of agreed-upon goals, but some have also carefully courted attention from those outlets, writes Brian Stelter in the New York Times.
The chances of a third round of quantitative easing in the US this year have faded to "bordering on nil", unless jobs figures get much worse, Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Thursday.
Bank seizures of US homes fell in the third quarter but an upswing in default notices suggests foreclosures could start to rise again, a report by RealtyTrac said on Thursday.