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A boomer’s first book … but not his first adventure

We don’t know which generation is writing the most books, but we do know that boomers have time to write that younger generations don’t have. And we like the book we just saw by baby boomer Tim Bryant of Jonesville, South Carolina. It’s about an aging, world-weary dealmaker who moves…

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How To Apply For Social Security Disability (SSDI)

Written by Becky Wilcox Are you unable to work due to injury or illness that causes physical of mental disability? You can apply for Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI). SSDI is a federal program meant to provide monetary assistance to people with disabilities. The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees the…

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Why aren’t there more boomer entrepreneurs?

Betty Wong of New York City might be on to something. She found that she had lots of baby boomer friends who were tired of being underemployed, or who faced ageism. Although it was a process, eventually she co-founded an organization to help them, by teaching them how to start…

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How To Apply For Social Security Disability (SSDI)

Written by Becky Wilcox Are you unable to work due to injury or illness that causes physical of mental disability? You can apply for Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI). SSDI is a federal program meant to provide monetary assistance to people with disabilities. The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees the…

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Why aren’t there more boomer entrepreneurs?

Betty Wong of New York City might be on to something. She found that she had lots of baby boomer friends who were tired of being underemployed, or who faced ageism. Although it was a process, eventually she co-founded an organization to help them, by teaching them how to start…

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Boomer Opinion: It’s called Realpolitik

Not a week goes by — sometimes not a day — that President Trump isn’t praised by many Americans and damned by many others. It’s true on issue after issue. Usually, BoomerCafé executive editor and co-founder Greg Dobbs is on the side of the critics. But in this Boomer Opinion…

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Will this baby boomer go cold turkey on Thanksgiving?

Norman Rockwell, where are you when we need you? You’re certainly not there any more for a lot of us baby boomers and especially not for Santa Barbara’s Barbara Greenleaf, who says her annual Thanksgiving family feast has become the holiday meal from hell. In depictions of Christmas dinner circa…

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