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Elderly Poverty

Eleanor Goldberg

These Vulnerable Groups Are Suffering The Most Because Of Income Inequality | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.29.2014 | Impact

The case for improving income inequality took center stage during President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night when he called for a...

Why We'll All Be Eating Cat Food In Retirement

The New York Times | TERESA GHILARDUCCI | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money

I WORK on retirement policy, so friends often want to talk about their own retirement plans and prospects. While I am happy to have these conversation...

Broke Boomers and the Coming Crisis of Elderly Poverty

David Callahan | Posted 08.19.2012 | Money
David Callahan

Most of the coverage last week of the Fed study on household wealth focused on the gigantic financial hit taken by nearly all Americans since 2007. Dig deeper into the report, though, and it makes for even scarier reading.

Arthur Delaney

Elderly Poverty Jumps According To Census Bureau's Alternative Research Measurement | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Less than ten percent of the nation's 38 million elderly people are living in poverty, according to the official statistics. But once medical care and...