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Sun., Jan. 20, 2013, 8:47 a.m.

Plan B? What’s yours?

Trader Thomas Donato looks at a screen as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Stocks are falling sharply at the opening of trading on Wall Street after 3M and DuPont slashed their earnings forecasts. (Richard Drew / Associated Press)
Trader Thomas Donato looks at a screen as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Stocks are falling sharply at the opening of trading on Wall Street after 3M and DuPont slashed their earnings forecasts. (Richard Drew / Associated Press)

As Boomers age, employment challenges increase. Many of us are losing jobs, or are being replaced by young, eager – and more inexpensive – employees.

Our magical thinking may have taken us to a place where we believed we would live out our first or second career until our (we decide it) retirement day.  

 If not, got a “Plan B”?

(S-R archives photo: Trader Thomas Donato looks at a screen as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.)




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