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Over 50 and Out of Work

60 Years Old and Out of Work

Peggie Walsh | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty
Peggie Walsh

I remember when the company my Dad worked for closed down. I was out of college and on my own. I guess I didn't think it was that much of a catastrophe, except when my Mom complained about him "hanging around the house too much."

'Set For Life': Film Profiles Boomers Struggling With Unemployment

Susan Sipprelle | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Susan Sipprelle

I thought I was set for life is the most common phrase I heard in interviews with older Americans who lost their jobs as a result of the recent recession. Over their careers, they had received promotions, praise, and bonuses. Then one day, sometime after the economic downturn began in 2008, they were told they were no longer needed and ushered out the door.

Arthur Delaney

WATCH Over 50 And Out Of Work: 'My Wife Doesn't Love Me Anymore'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.10.2012 | Business

Mike's career as a draftsman started falling apart in 2008. When the financial crisis hit, he spent a year working as a contractor, and then a few wee...