Friday, 14 March 2014

Sandwich Generation 

Today's WordSandwich Generation 
·       It sounds like a fun term, but the sandwich generation actually refers to the age group sandwiched between their aging parents and young kids. These adults are typically tasked with financially supporting both their older and younger dependents while trying to save for their own retirements. The sandwich gen may eat actual sandwiches, but probably only as a way to save money (or to stress-binge)

Monday, 3 March 2014

Sleeping Beauty 

Today's WordSleeping Beauty 
·         A profitable company — usually a start-up — with impressive assets but bad management. These companies are great candidates for takeovers.