10,000 Retiring Baby Boomers every day. Every Day, for the next 20 years. Locally and nationally, even globally, this is our new demographic normal – an aging population with fewer and what baby boomers would have you believe, “less talented” workers to replace them.
Bigger than huge, this is a monumental generational shift that will affect numerous aspects of our lives – opportunities, obligations, and financials. State Economist, Dr. Stinson, recently spoke on the new normal in his Economic Outlook, noting “As a significant portion of our [Minnesota's] population ages, there is not much in the way of labor force growth to replace these individuals.”