Although most MSM outlets are talking up how well the economy is doing, and how people are buying stuff again, I have several bright friends still looking for work. Yesterday, I read in the NY Times that unemployment is supposed to be worst in the boomer age group. I’m on the cusp between leading-edge and late boomers. Two of my underemployed friends are the same age, one is several years younger. It seems to me that the job market sucks in every age group, but the chances of getting hired is worse the older you get.

In Hard Economy for All Ages, Older Isn’t Better … It’s Brutal

In the current listless economy, every generation has a claim to having been most injured. But the Labor Department’s latest jobs snapshot and other recent data reports present a strong case for crowning baby boomers as the greatest victims of the recession…

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