By Jeff Goldsmith
In 2006, the 1st child boomers became 60, unleashing a veritable tidal wave of gloomy punditry, ads for monetary prone, and forecasts of drawing close nationwide financial disaster. In The lengthy child Boom, Jeff Goldsmith counters the predictions of such "catastropharians" with a much more confident scenario.
Drawing on proof that almost all child boomers plan on operating gone age sixty five, Goldsmith argues that they're going to have a positive impression on society over the following 20 years. via assuming a miles greater element of the monetary burden in their personal retirement and healthiness expenses, they are going to aid safeguard Social safeguard and Medicare for the fewer lucky and for successive generations.
The lengthy child Boom is the 1st finished forecast of child boomers’ profession plans, healthiness tendencies, and cultural and political values. Goldsmith's pro-work, pro-savings, pro-health social coverage emphasizes own accountability with no ripping the social defense internet. positive and leading edge, The lengthy child Boom does not promise a cloud-free destiny, however it does reassure us that the sky isn't really falling.
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