Baby boomers

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Scoot
August 28, 2019 - 11:08 am
The anti-establishment generation of the 1960s was criticized by the establishment generation at the time because of what was described as a sexual revolution. Through the 60s and 70s, that anti-establishment generation - the Baby Boomers - rejected the morality of the parents’ generation about...
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Scoot
August 15, 2019 - 10:41 am
A single event that would become a cornerstone in the foundation of a young generation began on this day - August 15, 1969. The music festival known as “Woodstock” was 50 years ago today and serves as a milepost in the journey of a young, idealistic generation that rebelled against the...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, speaks as former vice president Joe Biden gestures during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art in Miami. Biden and Buttigieg represent the generational poles of the crowded Democratic presidential primary. Biden is hoping Democratic voters see his decades of experience as the remedy for Trump's presidency. Buttigieg argues that the moment calls for the energy of a new generation. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 15, 2019 - 7:21 am
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Amy McInerney at first saw Joe Biden as Democrats' best hope to beat President Donald Trump — an experienced politician with the potential to peel off some of Trump's working-class supporters. Then she heard Pete Buttigieg speak. "I felt like Pete more represented my generation...
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Scoot
May 20, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Every young generation is defined by the music it makes popular during its coming of age era. And while every young generation’s attitude is reflected in popular music and fashion there have been a few generations that stand out with greater uniqueness than others. In modern times, one of the...
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DC
May 06, 2019 - 7:59 am
Tom Perumean reporting... New Orleans is in some pretty good company when it comes to ranking the best place to live for Baby Boomers. According to Homes.com the Crescent City beat out Las Vegas and two popular Florida cities to rank fifth on the list of the top cities for boomers. The study graded...
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David Blake
March 29, 2019 - 2:17 pm
As millions of baby boomers hit age 65 and consider retirement, a new report finds many folks can't afford to retire. Forty-eight percent of Americans have little money saved, no IRA or 401k, even pensions are rather scarce. In Metairie, certified financial planner Brad Fortier says people who...
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Jim Hanzo
January 23, 2019 - 8:41 am
Baby boomers are driving job growth, remaining in the workforce longer, according to data released by the Labor Department. And the figures show that Americans 55 and over are making up about half of all employment gains in 2018. Business Analyst Mark Rosa sees it too. "From a 55-year-old's...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
December 07, 2018 - 2:54 pm
There were a lot of things said and a lot of images seen this week. The nation mourned the loss of what some historians believe was the greatest one term president in the history of the republic. Those are rather strong words. They go along with the strong feelings I had as it relates to the death...
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Chris Miller
October 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Millennials are finally moving out! The National Association of Realtors says the Millennial generation is now the biggest segment of the homebuying market. At the same time, their Baby Boomer parents may be looking at buying new property, too. Real estate analyst Wade Ragas says the economy is...
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Jim Hanzo
September 11, 2018 - 12:26 pm
As it is becoming more socially acceptable and more states are legalizing it, marijuana use among the older generation has jumped according to a survey. The rate of middle-aged cannabis users has doubled over nearly a decade. Almost 1 in 10 of U.S. adults between the ages of 50 and 64 have used...
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