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Many millennials see themselves as self-absorbed, wasteful

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even millennials don’t think much of their generation, according to a new poll Thursday. A Pew Research Center study showed that millennials — generally defined as those ages 18-34 — had far more negative views of their generation compared to Generation Xers, baby boomers or other age …

Report: Social Security disability fund to run dry next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 11 million Americans who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts next year, the government said Wednesday, handing lawmakers a fiscal and political crisis in the middle of a presidential campaign. The trustees who oversee Social Security and Medicare said the disability trust fund will …

Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not exactly “The Golden Girls,” but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it’ll do. Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in home-sharing programs around the country that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting some much-needed companionship. “It’s a wonderful …