LATINOS
& ECONOMIC
SECURITY (LES)

Author: Frederick Blalock

Due to persistent racial differences in wealth, poverty, employment, housing, health status, access to health care, and other factors, Black and other non-white communities have faced significantly worse economic and health effects related to the coronavirus than white communities....

Programs that employees must pay into have replaced those traditional, employer-funded pensions. Savings are bleak; almost half of American families have no money set aside for retirement For many elderly people—especially those who are low-income—the Social Security check is the only way to make ends...

The United States is home to some 11.3 million undocumented immigrants, according to Pew Research Center estimates. Many of them hope to retire in their home countries one day – and many others look forward to living the rest of their lives in the U.S....

While working on his book If I Live to Be 100, published by Rizzoli, Paul Mobley listened to a lot of advice from the subjects he photographed and interviewed. “Some would say the key to long life: Don’t go to the doctor,” he said....

Let’s face it: no one looks forward to being in midlife. It’s a no man’s (and no woman’s) land where you feel unsure about your place in the grand scheme of things....