Cultural stereotypes cling to us, even as baby boomers move through the pipeline and want and need financially, in many cases, to stay working.
Once I saw the numbers of workers 50 and older who are being forced out of work with less than $15K in savings, I couldn’t unsee this baby boomer crisis.
A new piece from ProPublica, Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM, brings “premature retirement” practices—by a legendary company, no less—into full and disturbing view.
Now is the time to build on the concept of a sharing society which goes beyond ride hailing to the more equitable redesign of work and retirement.
The conclusion of a recent USGAO report is summed up in the title: OLDER WORKERS: Phased Retirement Programs, Although Uncommon, Provide Flexibility for Workers and Employers.