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Making ‘Dinobabies’ Extinct: IBM’s Push for a Younger Work Force

In recent years, former IBM employees have accused the company of age discrimination in a variety of legal filings and press accounts, arguing that IBM sought to replace thousands of […]




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Using Tech to Optimize Your Social Security Benefits

Benefits are adjusted annually for inflation, and they are not affected by the ups and downs of financial markets. Perhaps most important, benefits are guaranteed for life, which makes Social […]




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How Inflation Concerns May Affect Prices

People who experienced the Great Inflation are more likely to fear high inflation around the corner than the young, who have lived mostly in an era in which inflation has […]










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Anonymity No More? Age Checks Come to the Web.

Richard Errington clicked to stream a science-fiction film from his home in Britain last month when YouTube carded him.The site said Mr. Errington, who is over 50, needed to prove […]




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When to Collect Social Security: Why You Should Wait

Withheld benefits are not lost forever, however. At the beneficiary’s full retirement age, Social Security will adjust the monthly benefit upward to account for the withheld benefits. The beneficiary will […]