How Difficult has it gotten for Older Workers?
"In figures released in September by the Census Bureau, the poverty rate among those 55 to 64 increased to 9.4 percent in 2009, from 8.6 percent in 2007".
"The percentage of Americans struggling below the poverty line in 2009 was the highest it has been in 15 years, the Census Bureau reported , and interviews with poverty experts and aid groups said the increase appeared to be continuing this year".
Source: New York Times
Are you one of the almost 10% who are living below the poverty line? Do you think the economy and job availability is getting worse or better over the last few months? Click on comments below.
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Saturday, November 27, 2010
Posted by Bob Edelman at 9:53 PM