For many families, the decision to have a baby is one that requires substantial deliberation. Do we have enough money? Is our home large enough? Will we be able to provide all the necessities? And, the question that is often complex for men and women alike; what about my job?
Corporate America needs to not wake up and smell the coffee. A year or two ago, it seemed that sitting was “the new smoking,” or the on-the-job health hazard that was likely to kill us prematurely. Now there’s serious alarm-clock buzz about sleep deprivation, and it’s becoming the stuff of which professional nightmares are made. So reports The Washington Post.
Much has been written about the Boomers as the “sandwich” generation: having to care for children and, with more frequency, aging parents – sometimes simultaneously. Now, however, with people working longer and delaying retirement comes a different, growing workplace challenge, adding perhaps another “layer” to that sandwich.
According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)’s Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS), more than half of those surveyed do not have a nest egg of at least $25,000 (not counting their homes or any defined-benefit pensions). So reports Fox Business.