Money Wisdom For Baby Boomers

Posted on October 18th, 2012 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

“My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.”  ~Errol Flynn “To suppose as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober.” ~Logan Pearsall Smith, essayist “A bank is a place that willRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Perfect Retirement City

Posted on October 16th, 2012 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

What are the criteria? And how do we measure them? It’s a subjective game, but here’s a stab at the ideal baby boomer retirement mecca. Healthiest/Happiest Boulder, Co. Holland, Mich. Honolulu Provo, Utah Santa Rosa, CA. Source: Business Insider Boulder, Co. Lincoln, Nebraska Ft. Collins, Co. Provo, Utah Honolulu Source: CBS Money Watch The happy/healthyRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Words To Age (Or Not) By

Posted on October 8th, 2012 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Shake, Rattle n’ Roll Those Midlife Blues “At age 20 we worry about what others think of us; at age 40 we don’t care what they think of us; at age 60 we realize that they haven’t been thinking of us at all.” “There was no respect for youth when I was young, and nowRead the Rest…


Signs You Are A Baby Boomer

Posted on August 28th, 2012 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

“Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~Leroy “Satchel” Paige, baseball player who pitched his first major league game at 42. “Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.” ~George Bernard Shaw √ Beehive was a hairdo, credit signified thanks, gay meantRead the Rest…


Baby Boomers Invented Drive-Ins: Consider The Future Possibilities

Posted on July 16th, 2012 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

A hundred years ago, horseless carriage owners would have found the idea of drive-in movies and restaurants fantastical. As baby boomers became older, drive-in venues flourished: dry cleaners, banks, pharmacies, florists, even wedding chapels. I’m defining drive-in as drive-thru, which means you don’t have to leave the vehicle to get the goods or services. HereRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Sexy Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on July 5th, 2012 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Midlife,Music,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

I paid my baby boomer dues, brother. This kid wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth. My old man was a poor coal miner. I married at 16, had a baby, quit school, and tried to make a living at a bunch of things, from pounding nails to hawking vacuum cleaners. I hadRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Calorie Alert

Posted on June 5th, 2012 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Warning: Just Reading This Will Cause Weight Gain If you visited the North Carolina State Fair, there was a new delectable on the official menu: the Krispy Kream Hamburger, consisting of a 1/2-pound beef patty with cheese and bacon between 2 glazed donuts. OMG. This culinary monster has been making the rounds recently at ballparksRead the Rest…


Can Baby Boomers Live Forever?

Posted on May 18th, 2012 in Baby Boomer Future,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

The question is not if, but when. By the 2020’s, life expectancy should begin to take a dramatic leap forward. A generation after that, it might even be possible to exist “indefinitely.” Many midlife baby boomers could fall within that time frame. The healthier you are now, the better your chances of enjoying a laterRead the Rest…


Old Thyme Baby Boomer Phrases

Posted on May 2nd, 2012 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

It’s hard to believe anyone under 40 would utter these expressions. Even midlife baby boomers and seniors might find them antiquated. When is the last time you used one? All have odd origins. How many do you know? Pig in a poke: “Putting out big money for that painting is like buying a pig inRead the Rest…


Baby Boomer Cougars On The Prowl

Posted on April 9th, 2012 in Midlife,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Television,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

What’s good for the boomer goose is good for the boomer gander. The sexual revolution of the 1960s isn’t over. Nor is women’s liberation. Meet the cougar. Are we having an epidemic of female baby boomer chronophilia? The male version is regarded as a natural part of life. What is chronophilia? An age related romanticRead the Rest…