Entries by rawboomers

The Big 3 Birthday Bashes in Life

For almost a century now, birthday experts have quarreled over which birthdays are the largest in your life. Is it 20? 30? 40? Or even 50? Baby Boomers would even argue that 65 is pretty nifty these days, since Social Security kicks in. If you're birthday friendly and love a party for any reason, then […]

There’s hope for baby boomers

By Tom Harper, Las Vegas Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 | 2 a.m. In Brian Greenspun’s July 15 column, “Boomers to blame for the mess we’re in,” he correctly points out that his generation “has spent a lifetime of trying to do the right thing that all too often has turned out to be the wrong thing,” […]

How baby boomers may hold the key to auto lending sales

By now, you’ve probably heard the sad auto industry news, that vehicle sales are down this year and are not expected to rebound anytime soon. Basically, auto manufacturers did too good a job in recent years, building cars that last longer than ever and still run properly. As a result, consumers are not forced to […]

Baby boomers are now the old geezers

Exit an American century. The 20th century, that is. In 1900, the United States was an emerging world power; by 2000, we were the world’s only superpower. Some historians have dubbed it “The American Century” and, indeed, it was.A critical assessment of this 21st century, however, suggests that this one probably won’t be ours. China’s, […]

Baby Boomers: An Investigation – Tonightly With Tom Ballard

Who are Baby Boomers and why are so many of them blocking our twitter feeds? Bridie Connell investigates the rich culture of this misunderstood generation. Watch ABC COMEDY on iview: SUBSCRIBE: We’re serious about comedy. ABC COMEDY is a new comedy destination on your TV, your devices and your social feeds, bringing together the best […]