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Work Wanted: Protect Your Retirement Plans in Uncertain Times by Linda H. Lewis, James W. Walker

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7. Take Advantage of Opportunities

The change in the nation’s demographic structure is not just a temporary phenomenon related to the large size of the baby-boom generation. Rather, if the U.S. fertility rate remains close to current levels and life expectancies continue to rise, as demographers generally expect, the U.S. population and workforce will continue to grow older, even after the baby-boom generation has passed from the scene.Ben Bernanke

Myth: Jobs Are Not Available for Boomers

If you decide you are interested in working, will jobs be available? The answer depends partly on what happens in the labor market, partly on the attitudes and policies of employers, but largely on your own attitudes and initiative. As a boomer ...

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