What Would Baby Boomers Buy on the Internet?

In this ever changing world of technology that we live in, the need to shop no longer requires anyone to go to a physical store. When you think you need something, you can jump right online and have it shipped right to your front door. Depending upon how badly you want it, you can receive it in as little as 1 business day. Just like other generations, the Baby Boomers shop online to find convenient and affordable services, products, and gadgets, to aid them in living a simpler life. Groceries Many are not aware that you can jump online and order your weekly groceries! The idea of being able to shop from the comfort of your own home and get …

The Plague of Worry

Baby boomers are no strangers to worry. It seems from the first decade this generation began to become aware of the world, there were big things to worry about. This was the first generation to grow up with a reality that world destruction is possible at the hands of a man made weapon that did exist and was pointed at them. In the 1950s and 1960s, the decades when this generation was entering youth, it was common for children to have to run drills to hide under their desks as a defense against the arrival of a nuclear bomb. Even back then, those baby boomer children know those desks were faint defense against such a devastating weapon. So from worrying …

The Good and Bad Characteristics of a Baby Boomer

Every individual is unique in his own way. This makes him different from anyone else. Even brothers and sisters differ a lot. But with every person’s distinct characteristics, he should still be able achieve good relationship with other people. Many generations have been in existence for years now. And each generation is identified with certain uniqueness from other generations. If you’re a baby boomer, you probably know this by now. What then is a baby boomer? Baby boomers are those born after the Second World War. It includes babies born from 1946 to 1964 during the time of prosperity after the war. Baby Boomers are identified for their characteristics very much different from other generations. This maybe because they all …

The Baby Boomer Generation Continues to Boom

When you’re out in your neighborhood, you would usually see many teens hanging out together. Teenage life is probably the happiest and most exciting times. As a group, they would spend a lot of time doing things together. There are even times when they try to set a trend of some sort. This must be a reason why several generations are known for their different characteristics and uniqueness. Baby boomers left a mark in history when they were born. And as they grew up, they were able to create ‘booms’ which affected the whole world. After World War II, about seventy six million baby boomers were born. They all belonged to a nurturing and progressive family. Their parents want to …

Political Issues Facing Baby Boomers Today, What Were the Influences?

First of all, you need to understand all about what baby boomers are or more accurately who baby boomers are. Baby boomers are people who were born between the years 1946 and 1964. Because of the increased birth rate in these years, people called it the baby boomers generation. In fact, there were about 78 million babies born within the baby boomers generation. Today, baby boomers are now reaching the middle age. In fact, baby boomers today turn 50 years old every 7 seconds. The fact that baby boomers came of age during the widespread of civil rights protest and grew up during the cold war, baby boomers have very distinct political and cultural patterns. The baby boomers era is …

On the Road

“On the Road” is a well known phrase to baby boomers because it is the title of that famous novel by Jack Kerouac of youthful exploration and curiosity. And even though technically Kerouac represented the generation before the time of the boomers, that novel very much became a bible for the youth movement that exploded during the 1960s when the boomers went through their teen and college years. As a result, there is wanderlust and a yearning to get away from it all and travel that is deeply ingrained in the baby boomer mentality and way of viewing the world. It isn’t surprising then that baby boomers as adults have created a leisure and travel industry that has reached new …

On Not Being Stressed Out

The one thing that virtually all baby boomers have in common is the stress of living in this modern age. So much has changed for baby boomers since they first enjoyed those days of youth culture when hairstyle and rock music seemed like the most important things in the world. But, like all generations before them and to come, baby boomers had to grow up and take on the responsibilities of raising a family, making a living and figuring out their place in this big complicated world. Stress comes from a lot of sources. Obviously, we get it from work. We think of the work place as a source of stress because it is a place where making a living …

Mentoring

Baby boomers owe a lot to mentors of their own youth that instilled the values that brought them into the world. You might not think back on the wild days of the 50s and 60s as a time when mentored youth were expressing the values of their elders. But there is really no way that such a powerful explosion of culture change could happen without the influence of teachers and mentors on the youth of the time. The mentors of the youth culture developed their values in the 40s and 50s. These were values that were outraged by the ravages of war and perceived injustice in society. The outcome of the civil rights movement, the women’s rights advances and other …

Baby Boomer Values Shapes Their Own Lives

The baby boomers generation lived within a set of values. These values must be identified to challenge, correct and criticize them. Their attitudes towards the specific areas of their lives including relationships, beliefs, world events and politics form their value system. This system helps them to react and act on various circumstances either in positive or negative ways. Baby boomers obtain these values from their parents, teachers, peers, and media. The world shapes their values in a very dynamic and fluid way to what they have become today. Most baby boomers form their basic system values during the early years of their lives. Before they have reached 25 years old, their formulated values still lingers on them since the 1960 …

Baby Boomer Statistics: All about the Baby Boomers Generation

During the period between 1946 and 1964 or between post World War II and the Vietnam War, a significant increase of birth rate was recorded. This generation was called the baby boomers generation. If you were born within the years 1946 and 1964, you can consider yourself as part of the baby boomers generation. This particular generation is one of the generations that contributed a lot in politics and also to the culture of the United States. The main cause of the baby boom was the after effect of World War II. In this period, cities were in rubbles and world economies that were affected severely by the war were in need for goods and services. The needs were so …

The Baby Boomer Generation Continues to ‘Boom’

When you’re out in your neighborhood, you would usually see many teens hanging out together. Teenage life is probably the happiest and most exciting times. As a group, they would spend a lot of time doing things together. There are even times when they try to set a trend of some sort. This must be a reason why several generations are known for their different characteristics and uniqueness. Baby boomers left a mark in history when they were born. And as they grew up, they were able to create ‘booms’ which affected the whole world. After World War II, about seventy six million baby boomers were born. They all belonged to a nurturing and progressive family. Their parents want to …

Tips in Men’s Baby Boomer Fashion

Fashion is everything to some people. While there are individuals who don’t care about their looks, there are also those who care about nothing but fashion trends. Baby boomers are those born in the years 1946 to 1964. Boomers are known as the most influential and affluent individuals in the economy. As with fashion trends, they are never left behind; some of them are even trendsetters. Most of the boomers today are at their midlife and 60s. Before, they were hippies; but now, most of them have to deal with aging problems. And so they often have problems about dressing and styling. What they want are clothes with attitude, but what used to be their style years ago doesn’t look …

Understanding the Baby Boomers Definition

The term Baby Boomer pertains to the people who was born during the soaring of birth rates just as the economy continuously prosper in numerous countries during the post war years. In America, the term is directly synonymous to the people whose birth year’s fall before the war in Vietnam and after the Second World War (WW II). Hence, Baby Boomers possibly cover one generation or more. The term Baby Boom also depicts the population as well as culture of the Americans. This is contrary to the demographics shown throughout the world during the post WW II, which did not present the American families’ sustained growth. Definition The start of Baby Boomer generation is classified into different designations. Steve Gallion, …

Baby Boomer Defined and Their Impact in the Society

Today, there are countries which are considered as overpopulated. This is due to the increasing birth rates in different places, despite the measures of controlling birth. Babies born after World War II, when economic prosperity was at its highest, are called Baby Boomers. The exact years covered are from 1946 to 1964. You might be wondering what caused this boom. After the war, all the cities and places affected were all provided with an increase in goods as well as services. The US also helped other economies by supplying them with goods in order to rebuild their economies. This resulted to an unprecedented economic growth which lasted for many years and only slowed down by the year 1958. Aside from …

Characteristics of Baby Boomers, What Baby Boomers Are Like

After World War II, the birth rate in the United States of America significantly increased. This is also the generation that is called the baby boomer generation. People who were born between 1946 and 1964 are called the baby boomers generation. Great people were born in this generation and two of them already became president of the world’s most powerful nation, the United States of America. You should understand that people who were born in this period has a wide range of political view because of the things they went through in the United States. This generation is the generation that fought to emphasize civil rights and it is also one of the foundations that made America what it is …

The Good and Bad Characteristics of a Baby Boomer

Every individual is unique in his own way. This makes him different from anyone else. Even brothers and sisters differ a lot. But with every person’s distinct characteristics, he should still be able achieve good relationship with other people. Many generations have been in existence for years now. And each generation is identified with certain uniqueness from other generations. If you’re a baby boomer, you probably know this by now. What then is a baby boomer? Baby boomers are those born after the Second World War. It includes babies born from 1946 to 1964 during the time of prosperity after the war. Baby Boomers are identified for their characteristics very much different from other generations. This maybe because they all …