Defining “Lagging Edge” Baby Boomers
|November 20, 2014||Posted by Marcia Mantell under Boomers in Action|
If you were born from 1956 to 1964, you are part of the retiring baby boomer generation that I call the “Lagging Edge Boomers”, or the younger boomers. Since the Boomer generation is so large (it spans 19 years – from 1946 to 1964), it is nearly impossible to find common ground for everyone born into this vibrant demographic group.
By splitting the boomers into two groups, you can read how the “leading edge” boomers are entering retirement in its new format – whatever that may be. And, those of us who are “lagging edge” boomers can watch what the older boomers are up to and take advantage of the inroads made by them…then, redefine and reshape our vision about our future retirement years.
Read through the posts in this section to see how lagging edge baby boomers are preparing for retirement and reinventing what it means to be retired: