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Baby boomers and older Americans still find satisfaction on the job

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In full disclosure, I am a baby boomer over age 50 and still working. I am not ready to retire and still enjoy my job. Turns out, I am in the majority.

A study by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that nine in ten workers 50 or older are either very or somewhat satisfied with the job they hold. This type satisfaction was reported regardless of gender, race, educational level, political ideology or income level.

Six in ten of those surveyed reported their co-workers asked them for advice. Four in ten said they believed they were receiving more respect at work.

How does this type job satisfaction compare with younger workers? Just 38 percent of young adults express deep satisfaction with their job compared to 63 percent age 65 and up.

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