The Truth About Those Medicare Advantage TV Commercials

By Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue Editor ASSOCIATED PRESS Odds are, you’ve seen those Medicare Advantage TV commercials featuring the likes of William Shatner, George Foreman, Jimmie Walker and Joe Namath touting the “free” health insurance plans offering enticing benefits not available from so-called “Original Medicare” (also called “traditional Medicare”). But are they for real? Now…

Pros And Cons For Older Workers

By Kerry Hannon, Next Avenue getty When you put together a cadre of experts on aging, ageism and the future of work for free-ranging conversations on those hot-button issues, the atmosphere begins to crackle and spark. Possibilities and hope emerge. That’s what happened at Age@Work: The New Revolution, two provocative events I was fortunate to…

5 Ways To Find An Age-Friendly Employer

By Nancy Collamer, Next Avenue getty Nearly half of working boomers are looking for a career change, according to a new LinkedIn data survey. Some want to reinvent themselves in their current roles, others hope to switch employers. Fortunately, thanks to the escalating demand for talent driven by “The Great Resignation” and a heightened emphasis…

Carl Icahn’s Firm Further Downsizes Delek US Stake

Summary The guru has reduced the stake twice this year. The company reported its third-quarter results earlier this month. After trimming back its stake in Delek US Holdings Inc DK . (DK, Financial) earlier this year, renowned investor Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio) disclosed this week he further reduced his firm’s position by 5.86%. The guru’s Florida-based firm, Icahn Capital…