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More Middle Class Workers Will Be Poor Retirees

June 1, 2015

The number of 65-year-olds per year who are poor or near poor will increase by 146% between 2013 and 2022.

The erosion of retirement income security in the United States is causing a decline in the living standards of millions of Americans when they retire. The number of 65-year-olds per year who are poor or near poor will increase by 146% between 2013 and 2022.

Authors: Teresa Ghilarducci and Zachary Knauss
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