As the population ages and older workers are making up more and more of the labor force, some employers are taking notice and adjusting their own practices to retain valuable experience and skills. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story.
By Paul Solman
German women over 50, who on average are less financially secure than men, are more likely to improve their pay and delay retirement when employers offer training targeted at older workers.
By Making Sen$e Editor
It’s important for older women seeking employment to understand the particular challenges they face in the labor market.
By Teresa Ghilarducci
Do women face a tougher time finding a job than men as we age? According to economists, women 35 and up are far less likely to be considered for certain jobs than younger women or men of the same age.
By PBS NewsHour
By Kristen Doerer
The U.S. economy added 211,000 jobs in November, beating out economists’ forecasts of 200,000, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5 percent.
By Philip Moeller
People who have group health policies through their employers generally do not have to sign up for Medicare when they turn 65. But there are exceptions. Making Sen$e Medicare Maven Phil Moeller fills you in on the rules and takes…
By Laurence Kotlikoff
In many cases, getting more Social Security benefits from working longer outweighs the additional Social Security taxes you'd need to pay, says Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff.
By Milton Ezrati
America has always projected virtues of youth, overwhelming the world with its brute force. But demographic challenges, namely an aging workforce and low birth rates, mean the American economy has some adjusting to do. That's a good thing, says economist…
EmbedVideo(6758, 482, 304); Political editor Christina Bellantoni interviewed data producer Elizabeth Shell about the in-depth interactive, New Adventures for Older Workers, on the lessons learned, pitfalls, whys and hows of the project. People are putting off…
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