The Graying Of The Net
Last year, Lois Lippincott of Orinda, Calif., wanted to join the Endowed Joans, a San Francisco Bay area women's investment club. But she had a problem. "They require you to be computer literate," says the 65-year-old retired secretary, who long was intimidated by things mechanical. It took a slow-paced computer class taught by a fellow senior to ease her fear. Now she researches stocks so thoroughly on the Internet that her broker "snaps to attention when I walk in his office," she says.
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