older adults in poverty

Graduate's Cap and Money, Education Expenses
Though a small percentage of older Americans carry student loans, those who do are incurring this debt faster, have a higher default rate and, as a result, can find themselves living in poverty in retirement, according to a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
old man poverty
More than 10 million Americans age 50 and older  - one in 10 - lived in poverty last year, about the same as in 2010, according t0 new Census data released Wednesday.
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