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Economic Security Tag

What is needed now to heal a deeply divided America is for President Joe Biden to build a sense of social solidarity. There is an opportunity to create new economic policies for a healthier America and a social compact in which we can all value...

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....

By Alexandra Olson NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Garcia was three years into his first job in technology at Merrill Lynch when he first learned what a 401K retirement savings account was. He was floored when he learned that a colleague had already saved $30,000 in...

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...