Posts Tagged 'Adjusted gross income'

Sarah Boseley – Baby boomers ‘should work for longer to stay healthy’

The baby boomer generation, now in their 50s to 70s, should stop thinking about putting their feet up when they retire – and maybe not retire at all for the sake of their health, according to the government’s chief medical officer.

Professor Sally Davies, in her latest annual report on the health of the nation, to be published on Tuesday, is expected to say that people of retirement age might do well to stay in work if they can, or else ...

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Endangered Species: The Self-Employed Middle Class – Charles Hugh Smith

Including the professional class, perhaps 3% of the workforce is truly independent.


Being self-employed (i.e. owning your own small business that does not require employees) is an integral part of the American Dream. Many start out dreaming of a corner office in Corporate America, but as they move up the ladder, many become disillusioned by the process and the goal: do I really want to spend my life making big-shots even wealthier?
Bureaucracies (government and corporate) are safe sources of employment, but ...
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