MetLife

In this photo taken Aug. 23, 2013, David Mintz poses for The Associated Press inside his business, Tofutti, in Cranford, N.J.  Mintz, the Tofutti  CEO, maker of dairy-free products, says he wants his employees at Tofutti to have the trademarks of youth: energetic and enthusiastic, fresh thinking and quick to catch on, able to work at a frenzied pace, starting the day early and working late. He’s finding them in older workers.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Some employers see perks of hiring older workers

Older people searching for jobs have long fought back stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants. But as a wave of baby boomers seeks to stay on the job later in life, some employers are finding older workers are precisely what they need.

09/13/2013

Unused RX

Study: Lax attitude on teens and Rx drug abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) — More parents need to talk with their teens about the dangers of abusing Ritalin, Adderall and other prescription drugs, suggests a new study that finds discouraging trends on kids and drug use.

04/22/2013

AIG will pay $300M to settle life-insurance probe

NEW YORK (AP) — AIG will pay more than $300 million to settle dispute with states over life-insurance payments that go unclaimed, according to California’s finance office. In one agreement over unclaimed property, AIG will […]

10/23/2012

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