Get started ‘On’ June 5: Senate planning vote on women’s pay measure, AIG chief calls for higher retirement age

Our daily blend of the latest news, trends and tips for the small business community.

What’s going ‘on’:

AIG chief says retirement age must rise: American International Group’s chief executive Robert Benmosche said Europe’s economic plight suggests that people everywhere must keep working later in life to keep pace with increasing life expectancy. “Retirement ages will have to move to 70, 80 years old,” he said over the weekend.

Facebook eyeing younger audience: The social network is considering ways to invite children younger than 13 to come onboard, a move that would likely drive revenues higher but stir up controvery over the safety and privacy of young Internet users. The company reports that millions of underage youth are on its site already.

Keep an eye ‘on’:

Senate vote approaching on women’s pay: Senate Democrats plan to hold a vote this week on the Paycheck Fairness Act, which they say would further protect women fighting for higher salaries. Republicans have said they will vote against the bill, which Democrats failed to pass during the 2010 lame-duck session.

Helpful advice ‘on’:

How to approach mobile app development (OSB)

How to operate your business out of state (SBT)

How to know if your prices are too low (YEC)

How to know when to quit the 9-to-5 (Entrepreneur)

J.D. Harrison covers startups, small business and entrepreneurship, with a focus on public policy, and he runs the On Small Business blog.

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