New Year’s Resolution: Help Sen. Warren Preserve Social Security
Shop at a Target or Walgreens and notice a 70-something gal or guy behind the counter? Most likely they didn’t take this low-wage job because they were bored in retirement, but because they were running out of money. More than one million Americans age 75 or older still work, according to a 2007 report by the Department of Labor — including more than 300,000 who are 80 or older. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that by 2020, 28% of women age 65-74 will be working along with 35% of men, according to the Stanford Center on Longevity — most likely because of shrinking retirement benefits...Read More.