Two women executives, Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, have recently focused attention on the workplace culture of Silicon Valley. While companies such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo operate by their own set of rules, what happens there may influence how many Americans work in the future.
Not everyone waits until they're 65 to retire. Carl Seidman isn't a millionaire, but he's retiring at the age of 32. He calls it his 'first retirement,' and says he'll have many more to come. Seidman talks with host Michel Martin about why some people don't believe in waiting until their sixties.
You can plan, save and make all the right choices, but still have trouble securing your dream retirement. Stan Hinden's plans for his twilight years were undone when his wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. He shares that experience, and other lessons, in the latest edition of his book, How to Retire Happy.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Boeing's plans to redesign the lithium-ion batteries for its 787 Dreamliner. The fuel-efficient planes were grounded after a battery caught fire in January.
The Indianapolis International Airport was named the Best Airport in North America by the Airports Council International. The annual Airport Service Quality awards are determined by year-round passenger satisfaction surveys. Other winners include Cape Town International Airport, deemed Best in Africa. In the Middle East, Abu Dhabi won the top honor.
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