workers’ wages

Women Face Tough Challenges in Retirement … But Can Overcome Them!

Posted on 04/30/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Public Policy Institute | WorkThe writer Oscar Wilde said “When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.” This is a great insight into how vital money can be at older ages — when we have a much more difficult time earning money or just can no longer work. A recent report from AARP’s Public Policy Institute, An Uphill Climb: Women Face Greater Obstacles to Retirement Security, highlights …

What’s Your Co-Worker’s Salary? Peek Here

Posted on 01/23/2013 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkHow much do American workers earn? It just may surprise you. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report, older men earned the most among workers of all ages. But nobody’s bringing home big fat raises. Our salaries on average went up by only 1.4 percent from the year before. Yet the prices for food, utilities and other goods and services rose by 1.9 percent. Overall, men out-earned women once again. Jobs in professional, management and other related occupations paid …