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The Coalition of the Screwed (Truth-out.org)
September 3, 2013

How Big a Boost Do Working Seniors Give the Economy? (PBS Newshour)
September 2, 2013

Long-Term Unemployed Baby Boomers in 2013 (The Economic Populist)
August 26, 2013

People in Their 60s Carrying More Debt, Usually a Mortgage (UPI.com)
August 25, 2013

Debt for the Elderly Increases (PlanAdvisor.com)
August 22, 2013

The Irrational Retirement Choices We Make (NextAvenue.org)
August 22, 2013

Retirement Ticker Tracks Federal Loss of Institutional Knowledge (Washington Post)
August 19, 2013

Future remains cloudy for public pensions and those who depend on them (The Daily Circuit, Minnesota Public Radio)
August 19, 2013

Do the Rich Benefit from Medicaid? (AARP blog)
August 15, 2013

As America Ages, Part Three: Many boomers delay retirement, take on more work (Northwest Herald)
July 30, 2013

Sen. Ron Johnson: Say No to Detroit Bailouts (USA Today)
July 24, 2013

Kingsley Guy: Change Medicare, Social Security? (Sun Sentinel)
July 19, 2013

Medicare, Social Security Are Bargains for Beneficiaries (US News)
July 16, 2013

Three Reasons to Fix Social Security Now! (Reason.com)
July 10, 2013

Think about It for a Moment (Authentically Wired)
July 9, 2013

10 Things Social Security Won’t Tell You (Market Watch)
July 2, 2013

On (and on and on) the Job (Boston Globe)
June 30, 2013

What Is a Frozen Pension Plan? (Demand Media-Opposing Views)
June 28, 2013

Working Boomers Need to Cut Disability Risk (Market Watch)
June 25, 2013

Kelly: Job-Seeker in his 60s Says He Feels Like He’s 27, Sees No Reason to Quit, Ever (Omaha.com)
June 27, 2013

Smart Money Moves, Now that Interest Rates Are Rising (NextAvenue.org)
June 21, 2013

Adjusting Workforce Polices for Mature Workers Could Reap Big Economic Gains (American Society on Aging)
June 18, 2013

Are Workers Over 50 Unemployable? (TechCareers.com)
June 18, 2013

Institute on Medicine Presents Workshop on Long-Term Services (Leading Edge)
June 17, 2013

Looking Beyond Medicare Lifetime Taxes and Benefits (AARP Blog)
June 13, 2013

Are Public Pensions Keeping Up with the Times? (Real Clear Politics)
June 13, 2013

A Dream Deferred for Older Americans Struggling to Find Work (In These Times)
June 12, 2013

Some Older Americans Falling Short Financially (CNBC.com)
June 11, 2013

Shiller: Index Social Security Benefits to GDP (MoneyNews.com)
June 10, 2013

Social Security Injury $$$ Viable Only until 2016 (New York Post)
June 9, 2013

Want Social Security and Medicare Someday? Start Having Babies (Policy Mic)
June 6, 2013

Yes It Can--Maybe (American Spectator)
June 4, 2013

Japan Market Rout Offers Investors a Learning Moment (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
May 31, 2013

5 Reasons to Sell Your Busing Now! (Huffington Post)
May 31, 2013

Morningstar.com’s 2013 Portfolio Makeover Week (Morningstar)
May 19, 2013

How Will Gen X Retire? (The Wall Street Journal)
May 17, 2013

Retiring Later? Join the Club (AARP Blog)
May 17, 2013

Average US Retirement Age Is 61--and Rising (CNBC)
May 16, 2013

How to Factor in Health Costs into Your Retirement Planning (Fox Business)
May 16, 2013

Why Boomers Are Ditching Retirement to Go to Work (The Fiscal Times)
May 16, 2013

The Health/Wealth Disconnect in America (The Doctor Weighs In)
May 15, 2013

Wellness for Life Survey Reveals 9 out of 10 Americans Significantly Underestimate Health Care Costs in Retirement (The Numbers Marketplace)
May 13, 2013

Discrepancy in Actual, Anticipated Health-Care Expenses (Benefits Pro)
May 13, 2013

Retirement Financial Realities (AthensPatch)
May 12, 2013

Retiring with Debt? Join the Club. (AARP Blog)
May 9, 2013

Unemployment Haunts Social Security Recipients (CNN Money)
May 7, 2013

Attention Boomers: The Economy Needs You to Work Past 70 (The Fiscal Times)
May 7, 2013

Shrinking Deficit Remains Too High: Our View (USA Today)
May 5, 2013

Age Bias Is Elephant in the Workplace (Poughkeepsie Journal)
May 4, 2013

Programs, Websites Help Boomers Find Jobs after Retiring (Great Falls Tribune)
April 29, 2013

21st-Century Social Security Isn't Working Like It Should (Hattiesburg American)
April 25, 2013

Rethinking Retirement: Tips for Older Job Searchers (USA Today)
April 23, 2013

Best Retirement Plan: Work Longer (MSN)
April 23, 2013

Social Security Must Be Made More Sustainable (Toledo Blade)
April 23, 2013

How Capitalism Is Dismembering America (Truth Out)
April 22, 2013

Places Where Workers Pay the Most into Social Security (US News and World Report)
April 22, 2013

Loving Kids to Debt: Older Americans in Trouble for 'Helping' Children (Deseret News)
April 20, 2013

National Perspective: Social Security, 21st-Century Style (The Conway Daily Sun)
April 19, 2013

6 Questions to Ask about Social Security (CBS Money Watch)
April 17, 2013

Obama Programs Derided by Republicans as Pejorative Entitlements (Bloomberg)
April 15, 2013

Chained CPI Could Hit Middle-Class Retirees Hardest (National Journal)
April 15, 2013

Boomers Find Help in Seeking Retirement Jobs (Wausau Daily Herald)
April 15, 2013

Social Security: Many Pay More in Taxes than They'll Get Back (CNN Money)
April 14, 2013

Is 68 Too Old to Be a Police Officer? (AOL Jobs)
April 11, 2013

Seib & Wessel: What We’re Reading Tuesday (The Wall Street Journal)
April 9, 2013

Stop Playing Defense with Wellness (Benefits Pro)
April 9, 2013

Baby Boomers Hit Hardest by the 'Great Recession' (The Daily Circuit)
April 8, 2013

On the Money: The Realities of Retirement (Aiken Standard)
April 6, 2013

Medicare Misperception Makes It Even Harder to Cut (Twin Cities Pioneer Press)
April 6, 2013

Health Care for Retirees (Bankrate)
April 5, 2013

Don’t Rely Solely on ‘Uncle Sam’s’ Help During Retirement (South Florida Hospital News)
April 4, 2013

Misperceptions of Benefits Make Trimming Them Harder (The New York Times)
April 3, 2013

Medicare Buy-In a Budget Solution? (Politico)
April 3, 2013

Household Debt Could Be a Game Changer for Retirees (Business Insider)
April 2, 2013

Survey: ‘Bag Lady’ Fears Are Rampant (Investor Place)
April 2, 2013

Fear Becoming a 'Bag Lady' Someday? Many Others Do, Too (CNBC)
April 1, 2013

8 Ways the Prophets of Capitalist Greed Justify Their Success and Your Slide Toward Poverty (AlterNet)
March 31, 2013

Old People Are Not Stealing Jobs from Young People (Business Insider)
March 30, 2013

Rising Household Debt a Game Changer for Seniors (The Fiscal Times)
March 28, 2013

'I've Fallen and I Can't Get up' (The Wakulla News)
March 28, 2013

How to Find Work (after Retirement) (CBS News)
March 27, 2013

Fewer Americans in Debt but Have Larger Amounts (Dayton Daily News)
March 25, 2013

Save for Health Care: It Costs More than You Think (Investor's Business Daily)
March 22, 2013

Are People Getting $3 in Medicare Benefits for Every $1 in Taxes? (The Washington Post)
March 20, 2013

Retirement: Delaying It Brings Many Benefits (The Foundry)
March 19, 2013

Financing Your Future (The Wall Street Journal)
March 15, 2013

How Hard to Push on 401(k) Participation Incentives? (Employee Benefit Adviser)
March 12, 2013

Democratic Senate candidate Stephen Lynch Proposes Raising the Social Security Wage Cap (MassLive.com)
March 12, 2013

More Means-Testing to Hurt Middle-Class Seniors (Reporting on Health)
March 11, 2013

Are Employers with Auto-Enroll 401(k) Plans Less Generous? (Reuters)
March 7, 2013

Paul Ryan to Change Medicare for Boomers over 55? Good. (The Washington Post)
March 6, 2013

The Payoff in Delaying Retirement (The New York Times)
March 5, 2013

Reform Social Security (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
March 3, 2013

Rethinking Retirement: The Sky Isn’t Falling (Kiplinger's Personal Finance)
March 1, 2013

How the Pope's Retirement Package Compares to Yours (MSN)
February 28, 2013

Medicare Needs Fixing, but Not Right Now (The New York Times)
February 26, 2013

Workers over 50 Are the New 'Unemployables' (Yahoo! Finance)
February 26, 2013

What Ever Happened to the Long-Term Care Commission? (Forbes)
February 25, 2013

Don't Weep for Boomers Close to Retirement (Bloomberg Businessweek)
February 24, 2013

Medicare Spending Makes Me Ill (USA Today)
February 24, 2013

Failure to Communicate: Why Seniors Are Readmitted to the Hospital So Often (Forbes)
February 18, 2013

Have Seniors Really Paid for Medicare and Social Security? (The Washington Post)
February 18, 2013

Area's Seniors Staving off Retirement (Washington Examiner)
January 26, 2013

Ageism Hinders Some Job Seekers (Journal Sentinel)
January 24, 2013

Working Longer: Still the Best Path to a Better Retirement (US News and World Report)
January 22, 2013

Should We Have to Work until 70? These CEOs Say Yes (CNBC)
January 16, 2013

Don't Let Debt Derail Your Retirement (Kiplinger)
January 15, 2013

Cliff Deal Offers Hope of Solution on Long-Term Care (Reuters)
January 2, 2013

Your Say: Debt Obligations Will Hit Young Hardest (USA Today)
December 23, 2012

The Facts about Social Security (Cleveland)
December 17, 2012

Are Investment Pros Too Smart for Their Own Good? (Institutional Investor)
December 17, 2012

Five Ways Raising Eligibility Could Change Medicare (The Washington Post)
December 10, 2012

Why The Falling Birthrate Is Bad News for My 2-Year-Old Son (NPR)
December 7, 2012

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