Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, March 30, 2014 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Ford futurist says baby boomers are looking for ways to ‘downsize but not downgrade.’

Monday, January 27, 2014 4:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The boomer generation is so big that it can’t help but bring about change as it roars into retirement.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:05 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

A shortage of skilled workers means that retiring baby boomers are likely to come back.

Monday, September 02, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel ·

Local social services and places of worship are popular charities for this generation.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013 11:42 am
By Judy Martel ·

The expected wave of baby boomers moving to smaller homes isn’t happening yet.

Friday, March 29, 2013 5:15 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

Boomers could do well to take their children aside and implore them to start saving now. This would be a great legacy to leave.

Saturday, February 16, 2013 6:05 am
By Barbara Whelehan ·

Just about anyone can accumulate a million bucks if they set an intention to do so.

Friday, July 20, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder ·

We have a smorgasbord of personal finance goodies to get you through the day before you high-tail it out of the office to start your weekend.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 2:51 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Here’s a little discouraging retirement planning news: The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco examined trends in U.S. stock values to see if the investment conservatism and sell-off that will likely come with the aging of baby boomers will drive down stock prices. Their answer was yes. The analysts found: “The model-generated path is …

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:41 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

If you’re trying to sell to baby boomers or persuade boomers to see things your way, the worst thing you can do is to make them feel old. It’s a fact of life that banks, financial advisers, health care providers and a host of other businesses whose customers are at the retirement planning stage of

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