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In the News (Thu 20 Jun 19)

  Baby Boom
The baby boomers caused a swelling in the demographic curves, likened to a rabbit swallowed by a python snake and moving along the body of the snake.
The baby bust additions to the labour force beginning with the late 1980s are small and result in a pronounced change in the proportions of the population producing the national income and consuming it.
The society comprising baby boomers that was once young is aging: the historical highs in median age experienced during the 1980s and 1990s (34 in 1994) will adjust to a median age of 40 in the year 2016.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1SEC816469   (547 words)

 Generation gap: moral beliefs of young, old differ greatly
Seventy-five percent of mosaics and 72 percent of baby busters believe that cohabitation is morally acceptable.
Forty percent of mosaics and 41 percent of baby busters believe that homosexual sex is morally acceptable.
Only 20 percent of mosaics, 22 percent of baby busters, 16 percent of baby boomers and 12 percent of elders say it is morally acceptable.
www.globalaging.org /elderrights/us/gap.htm   (838 words)

 Core shopping group shrinking as baby busters grow up - Merchandising Through The Ages: 25-44 Discount Store News - ...
Baby boomers and their children are king of the consumer hill during the '90s.
But as the leading edge of the baby boomers slips into middle age, those born to a "baby bust" generation that follows on their heels threaten not only to knock them off the hill but also to whittle down the size of the hill.
Baby busters have remained single longer and are more likely to live with their parents, he said.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3092/is_n10_v31/ai_12313341   (886 words)

 Opinion | Telegraph
Baby Boomers start to retire in three years and most are looking forward to a prosperous and comfortable dotage.
The Baby Boomers are working themselves through the population like a grapefruit being digested by a snake and most will live until their mid-eighties.
Baby Busters are also a blessed generation, benefiting from a wonderfully high quality of life.
www.telegraph.co.uk /opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2002/05/27/do2702.xml&sSheet=/opinion/2002/05/27/ixop.html   (986 words)

 Through All Generations by Gene Edward Veith
Baby Boomer teenagers, freed of having to deal with the real world, began thinking their parents, who were mired in the real world by which they supported their children, were too materialistic.
Baby Boomer parents were so self-absorbed that they often forgot to raise their children.
The Baby Boomers thought their ideals of peace, love and new consciousness would change the world; their children saw that it was all a big lie.
www.issuesetc.org /resource/archives/veith.htm   (2586 words)

 Baylor University || The Lariat Online || News
The Baby Busters represent 17 percent of the U.S. population.
Baby Busters are the first cable-ready generation, and television viewing has been found to increase the compulsion to buy.
Roberts said, 'baby busters were often shipped off to the malls with friends, for hours at a time, with little or no adult supervision.' Therefore, he said young adults become more dependent on their peers to define what is right.
www.baylor.edu /lariat/news.php?action=story&story=9044   (814 words)

 A Lesson in Demographics, Baby Boomers and Planning at The Remote Control CEO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Right now baby boomers range in age 40-59 and the baby busters (Gen X, range in between 27-41 years of age whereas, the children of the baby boomers are between 11-26 years of age.
Examining the Baby Boomer demographic would be incomplete without also looking at the impact of the Baby Busters (aka Generation X) and the baby boomers children the Echo Boomers.
The Baby Busters were born between 1966-1979 and range in age from 27-41 they are web savvy, mobile, and have the entrepreneurial bug just like the Echo Boomers (baby boomers children).
www.sbishere.com /demographics-baby-boomers-planning-coach   (1251 words)

 Survey: 'Busters' bend sexual rules
Busters are two-and-half times more likely to have had sexual encounters outside marriage; more than two-thirds said cohabitation is morally acceptable, compared with half of older adults.
Almost half of busters believe that same-sex sexual relationships are acceptable, compared with one-fourth of older adults, the study stated.
And while born-again busters were somewhat less likely to illegally download music, smoke, look at pornography, purchase a lottery ticket or use profanity, believers were more likely than their more secular counterparts to try to retaliate against someone and to steal, the report stated.
www.al.com /living/mobileregister/index.ssf?/base/living/1163240328233360.xml&coll=3   (344 words)

 The baby boomer generation - impact on public libraries theoretical and practical evidence - 66th IFLA Council and ...
These three generations are those born in the 1920's often referred to as the 'silent' or 'lucky' generation, the Baby Boomers born between 1946-1961 and the Baby Busters/ Generation X or Dot.com generation, the children of the Boomers.
Baby Boomers are individuals who grew up in the second half of the 1940's, the 1950's and the very early 1960's.
His publication 'Generations: Baby Boomers, their parents and their children' is the outcome of many years of research and the work focuses on the characteristics of the Baby Boomer group in particular the Leading Edge group (born 1946-1955) in the Australian context.
www.ifla.org /IV/ifla66/papers/051-099e.htm   (3855 words)

 Insight Newsletter
The echo boomers are the children of the baby boomers.
The baby busters were born in between these cohorts and are a relatively small cohort.
Likewise, the aging of the baby busters to the 24-35 range could be the cause of thinning numbers of students 24-35 recently.
www.mheso.state.mn.us /insight.cfm?file=final   (891 words)

Alle spalle dei "baby boomers" e' passata del tutto inosservata, considerata poco piu' che un incidente di percorso, la "tredicesima" generazione americana (secondo un sistema convenzionale di contare le generazioni): quella dei giovani nati fra il 1961 e il 1981, che pure oggi costituiscono il segmento piu' grande della popolazione (sono ottanta milioni).
I baby busters hanno imparato che i loro genitori sono in realta' dei "nebbies" ("negative-equity boomers"), ovvero che i loro debiti superano i loro averi e che pertanto loro, i figli, passeranno la vita a ripagare quei debiti.
I baby boomers potevano lamentarsi di tutto nei confronti della societa', ma se non altro erano cresciuti in una famiglia; i baby busters spesso non hanno neppure una vera famiglia.
www.scaruffi.com /feltri/us21.html   (1055 words)

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For instance, the study showed that 34% of Baby Busters (people ages 18 to 35) say they are "absolutely committed to the Christian faith," compared to 52% of Baby Boomers (ages 1946-64), 63% of the Builders (ages 55 to 73), and 70% of the Seniors (ages 74 and older).
Busters have typically indicated their interest in spirituality and prayer, yet their self-reported participation in prayer (76% within the past week) is considerably lower than that of any other generation (85% among older adults).
Again, Busters were at the low end of the scale: just one-third of Busters (33%) were born again, compared to 49% of Boomers, 44% of Builders, and 36% of Seniors.
www.mercola.com /2001/mar/24/spirituality.htm   (2157 words)

 DECD: Baby Boomers - Drivers Of Change
In 1999 the first of the baby boomers will be 53 and have just a decade to get ready for that milestone age, and as with all the others, they are expected to change that life phase forever.
The social and policy phenomena associated with the baby boom result from a complex interaction of (a) sheer numbers of people in this generation and (b) the coincident occurrence of important events and developments in society and the economy as a whole.
When the boomers retire, the baby busters and boomlets are the workers who will have to carry the Social Security program, and once again the boomers’ size and longevity (now in terms of life-expectancy) pose the challenge.
www.ct.gov /ecd/cwp/view.asp?a=1106&q=250946   (809 words)

 United Methodist Endorsing Agency
Busters (currently ages 20 to 38) have typically lived in the shadow of Boomers.
The study showed that Buster pastors are also focusing more attention than do their predecessors on spiritual growth, discipleship, and Bible study (37% to 27%).
Kinnaman noted that Buster pastors have embraced some new practices related to worship: for instance, they are less likely to use choirs or organs, and more likely to use a turn-and-greet portion of the worship service.
www.gbhem.org /chaplains/WhatsNewArticle.asp?articleID=195   (1356 words)

 Selling to the Generations: Part 1 - Age Groups & Attitudes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
"Busters" (also called "Baby Busters," "Generation X-ers," "twentysomethings," and "Generation 13-ers") were born between 1965 and 1980.
Baby Boomers are between 34 and 53 years old.
With low expectations of the "good life," Busters feel that their future lifestyle will be less than that enjoyed by their grandparents.
www.brennerbooks.com /sellgen.html   (1596 words)

 Selling to the Generations: Part 2 - Targeted Marketing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Most of us can be placed in one of four generational categories: Mature citizens born between 1909 and 1945; Baby Boomers born between 1946 and 1964; Baby Busters or Generation Xers born between 1965 and 1980; and Millennials or Generation 2001ers, born after 1980.
Baby Busters feel they are being penalized for the excesses of their parents.
Thus Baby Boomers, born between 1946 and 1964 will always be members of this generation, regardless of their age.
www.brennerbooks.com /sellgen2.html   (1551 words)

 What labor shortage? | CNET News.com
The number of people in the baby bust cohort, who this year fall between the ages of 23 and 37, is about 16 percent smaller than the massive baby boom generation, whose members were born between 1946 and 1962.
For one thing, the fact that the baby bust cohort is smaller overall than the baby boom cohort does not mean that every subgroup within the baby bust group has to be 16 percent smaller.
The overall number of college graduates since the baby busters left high school has actually gone up, because more students who might not have gone to college are being pulled into the system of higher education.
news.com.com /2030-1069-5075799.html   (2102 words)

 Augusta, Georgia: features@ugusta: Generation X keeping the faith, studies find 1/24/97
Following the ``lost generation'' of baby boomers who abandoned organized religion in large numbers, baby busters - stereotyped as angry, alienated individualists - were expected to be even more likely to stay outside the fold of church, synagogue or mosque.
Only 31 percent of baby busters report being strongly committed to their denomination, compared to 38 percent of baby boomers and 49 percent of older respondents.
Forty percent of baby busters said it was important to attend church regularly, slightly higher than the 37 percent of baby boomers who said regular attendance was important.
chronicle.augusta.com /stories/012597/fea_genX.html   (731 words)

 Welcome to The Barna Group!
Those generations are the Seniors (born in 1926 or earlier); the Builders (1927-1945); the Baby Boomers (1946-1964); the Baby Busters (1965-1983); and the Mosaics (1984-2002).
Busters hated the “Gen X” label because it suggested that they were not even worthy of a name (thus raising the abandonment issue again); insinuated that they are a generic group (might as well have been “brand X”, they figured); and it conveyed a lack of personality on their part.
Boomers accepted the “Baby Boom” title because it was true, they were the first generation to be named in such a high-profile way, and the name implied their strength in numbers.
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 Survey reveals generation gap on sex issues
According to recent research by the Barna Group, Busters - people born between 1965 and 1983 - significantly differ from older Americans in their opinions of extramarital sex, pornography, homosexuality and sexual fantasies.
To be sure, Busters have an individualized view of morality - one that disconnects the individual from the group.
Apparently, the Buster generation does not follow Christian teaching, even though Busters may know correct terms and are able to recite tenets of the faith.
www.biblicalrecorder.org /content/news/2006/11_08_2006/ne081106survey.shtml   (764 words)

 Boomers vs. GenX
Baby boomers and baby busters (often referred to as Generation Xers) approach retirement planning and saving much differently, although the actual differences may surprise you.
The baby boom generation can be defined as those individuals born between 1945 and 1963.
Baby busters, the so-called Generation X, were born between 1964 and 1978.
employeeinvestor.russelllink.com /education/guide999.htm   (1054 words)

The baby busters -- Generation X -- have come of age as the baby boomers are coming of middle-age.
When the baby boomers were in their 20s, they were feted by The Sharper Image, indulged by Bloomingdale's By Mail, wardrobed by Lands' End, and preppied by L.L. Bean.
Today it's the baby busters who are in their 20s.
www.twentysomething.com /catalogx.htm   (466 words)

 Busters and Boomlets: Baby Buster and Generation X - Associated Content
America is feeling the effects of the baby buster or "X" generation The "X" was (popularized by author Douglas Coupland, who took it from Paul Fussell's 1983 book, Class), those born from 1964 0r 1965 to 1980, though some sources give the cutoff date as 1975.
Busters show steadily increasing rates of illegitimacy, child poverty, and single-parent upbringing, because during the "bust" years, all demographic groups joined in the fertility plunge, except one-unmarried women with low incomes.
Busters are the first generation to have a majority of its immigrants come from outside Europe.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/5871/busters_and_boomlets.html   (501 words)

 Baby Shortage - Adoption Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
An estimated one million childless couples in the U.S. under age 44 actively seek to create a pregnancy by visiting infertility specialists; however, it is unknown precisely how many infertile couples are actively interested in and pursuing adoption.
Many single women and girls are opting to parent their children rather than place them for adoption.
Another important factor to consider is that the "Baby Boomers" who are infertile are attempting to adopt infants from a population of "Baby Busters" or those women now bearing children who were born from 1966-1977.
encyclopedia.adoption.com /entry/baby-shortage/54/1.html   (303 words)

Clinton, like the rest of the Baby Boomers, later to become the "me" generation of the 1980’s, was largely influenced by the 1960’s counter culture that rejected many of the traditional values held by the previous World War II generation.
It’s no wonder that the Baby Buster generation, also known as the Generation X group born between 1964 and 1981, have become incredibly cynical and disillusioned with politics, government, and life in general, as a direct consequence of the sins and dysfunction of their parents.
I speak with Baby Busters from all walks of life, including relatives, and I believe that there is a pervasive resentment against the Baby Boomers in particular.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3a9d003045f3.htm   (3383 words)

 Young Adults Less Conventional in Sexuality, Morals | Christianpost.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Most Busters also contended that engaging in sex outside of marriage and viewing pornography are not morally problematic.
When measuring the role of faith and its influence on young adults, the survey found that born-again Busters and non-born again ones were indistinguishable in half of the behaviors.
Born again Busters were somewhat less likely to illegally download music, to smoke, to view pornography, to purchase a lottery ticket, or to use profanity.
www.christianpost.com /article/20060728/23320.htm   (1069 words)

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