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Ageism and the Gender Pay Gap

While, organizations, by law, may not ask about an applicant’s age in an interview, a September 2018 AARP survey found that more than 90 percent of U.S. workers described age discrimination as “somewhat or very common” in the workplace, and 44 percent of older job applicants said they personally had been asked (illegally) for age-related information from potential employers.
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Adding a Touch of Sophistication to Your Everyday Attire

By the time you’ve reached your 50s, it’s fair to say you’ve gained a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge. Regardless of your age, size, shape, or personal style, there are easy ways to add a touch of sophistication to your everyday style – and you probably don’t even need to go out shopping to find them. Try these 3 tips.

Women Are Doing Two Shifts – The Paid Shift At Work And The Unpaid Shift At Home.

A man stood up to ask how he could support the women in his life. Sandberg shared the advice she said she always gives men who say “what can I do?”: “Do laundry.” The women in the audience roared with laughter and nodded knowingly.

Jane Fonda: In The Bag

Cover star of May 2019's Non Issue of British Vogue, actress Jane Fonda shares what’s in her bag.

The Rise of Useless Health Insurance

What is the point of having health insurance that you can’t use? This is the question raised by high-deductible health plans, which are becoming increasingly common. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, deductibles have increased eight times faster than wages since 2008, increasing to an average of $1,573.

Most boomers are unprepared for retirement, even as they approach it or enter it. Amazingly, barely one in 10 has enough saved up.

In a nutshell, about 11% have at least $500,000 saved for their retirement. That’s hardly a king’s ransom, but it may have to do.

The remainder don’t even have that.

Food Allergies Can Strike At Any Age

You might be surprised to learn that food allergies can start in adulthood and involve a food you've eaten without a problem for your entire life.

For adults as well as kids, the top—but not the only—food culprits are eggs, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish, wheat and soy, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

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