American Airlines' retirees are becoming a casualty of the merger with US Airways. There is a balancing act of interests going on, and retirees are being let down.
Fewer Jamaican nationals are finding their way back home to the chagrin of the government since the financial impact of their return is said to be as important to the island’s economy as tourism.
These retirees are adapting to the tech age and using homestay websites to find shelter and iPhones to communicate with family while exploring the world beyond a Floridian golf course.
A nascent trend suggests some baby boomers prefer to remember the past by reliving the simple lifestyles of their childhood in small ski towns, not remind themselves with their aging generation.
Americans' confidence in their ability to afford a comfortable retirement in their own country is at all-time low. Financial pressures are the biggest reason for this retire-abroad increase.
A slew of countries are now pushing to lure European and U.S. retirees as the economies falter in the Western world. Of course Thailand has been doing that forever.