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Boomer retirement: headwinds for U.S. equity markets?
Historical data indicate a strong relationship between the age distribution of the U.S. population and stock market performance. A key demographic trend is the aging of the baby boom generation. As they reach retirement age, they are likely to shift from buying stocks to selling their equity holdings to finance retirement. Statistical models suggest that this shift could be a factor holding down equity valuations over the next two decades.
Family caregiver: balancing home and work
To meet the growing need for home health-care workers, policymakers will have to find ways to ensure that the jobs provide reasonable wages, good benefits, and a clear career path.
Opportunities within the disability housing market
With 14.2 percent of the population over the age of 5 having a disability, finding viable housing options that are universally designed and constructed to be accessible for people with disabilities is an ongoing challenge in Texas. And promoting housing solutions and partnerships that can benefit this growing population has become critical, not just for Texas but for the entire country. Not only is the need enormous, but federal government resources that traditionally have funded housing for people with disabilities have evolved and retrenched in the wake of the financial crisis. As a ...
The aging of Upstate New York
The United States is in the midst of a powerful demographic trend: the aging of its population. Advances in medical technology and lifestyle changes have lengthened life expectancies while birth rates have declined. Moreover, the elderly share of the population will rise quickly once the 76 million-strong baby-boom generation - those born between 1946 and 1964 - begins turning 65 in just a few years. The rapid aging of the population is expected to have profound effects on all aspects of American society. This issue of Upstate New York At-a-Glance outlines the pattern of aging in the region ...
Mother and child reunion
An intriguing look into why widows increasingly live alone