Author Archive: Restless Boomers

Too Big to Jail?

Too Big to Jail?

  August 6, 2007 was a day that changed the world and yet its events went largely unnoticed. Without a massive government liquidity injection, most Wall Street money center banks could not have opened their doors that morning. They were insolvent. During the ensuing six years no bank and no […]

 
 

Boomers are the Target

Boomers are the Target

  If there’s one thing Boomers don’t want to see, it’s another article about how selfish our generation was. Well, here’s one about how selfish we still are and what a poor job we did raising the narcissistic, anti-depressant addicted millennial generation that seems to be doing an excellent job […]

 
 

Obamacare – Disaster in the Making

Obamacare – Disaster in the Making

  We Baby Boomers have a laser focus on healthcare for good reason. With 10,000 of us hitting 65 years of age everyday, we’re about to be the largest consumers of healthcare in history. Unfortunately, we’ve been some making very poor choices about who we send to Washington D.C. and […]

 
 

Caring For Aging Parents

Caring For Aging Parents

More and more, baby boomers find themselves tending to aging parents which increases stress in many already hot button issues. Trying to achieve cooperation can be difficult at best and downright contentious at worst. The following article discusses the difficulties and offers some very simple solutions that may help in […]

 
 

Where Are Those Golden Eggs?

Where Are Those Golden Eggs?

  Did we Baby Boomers kill the goose that lays the golden eggs? According to a Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) study, Boomers inherited a healthy, vibrant, competitive, booming economy and have, through over regulation, turned this high standard of living into a shambles. Most can agree that mankind has not […]

 
 

Housemates, Home-Sharing & Downsizing

Housemates, Home-Sharing & Downsizing

  We Baby Boomers often look to reduce expenses as we retire. For some this means it’s time to downsize, moving to a smaller home, condo or apartment. Here’s another way to accomplish the mission that just might enrich your life too. Home-sharing and taking on Housemates is gaining popularity […]

 
 

Cycling DejaVu

Cycling DejaVu

  We Baby Boomers grew up riding bicycles, taking advantage of environmental, health and social benefits without so much as giving it a thought. Riding my bike virtually everywhere required becoming adept at adjusting chain tension, lubricating bearings, replacing spokes, truing wheels, fixing flat tires and straightening bent fenders. Cycling […]

 
 

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad May Not be Crazy

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad May Not be Crazy

Departing Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has consistently been painted as a mad, crazy, extremist, religious wack job by western governments and their main stream media lapdogs. How can free democratic nations and their citizens make informed decisions when their governments and media deliberately filter and distort the truth? Telling one […]

 
 

Ideas and Nations Clash

Ideas and Nations Clash

  Regardless of how we define it, success has everything to do with our perception, understanding and approach to a world we must navigate every day. ‘Getting it right’ can be mission critical. Understanding the ‘big picture’ isn’t easy however, as boundless competitors vie for our ear in today’s internet […]

 
 

Cancer Cure on the Way

Cancer Cure on the Way

  While medical technology’s ability to cure cancer advances daily, as this article demonstrates, the real breakthroughs remain in the research, development and clinical trial phase, so it will be another five to ten years before we can truly benefit. It’s more important than ever to adopt the healthy lifestyle […]