For many older women, retirement is a luxury they can't afford

Tyson, Ann Scott
July 1998
Christian Science Monitor;7/17/97, Vol. 90 Issue 163, p9
Reports on the wage gap between male and female employees, and how it is more difficult for a woman to retire in financial security. The example of Beth Hamilton, who had wanted to retire in 1999 but had only a year's worth of income saved; How the wage gap for older women is far greater than that for their younger peers; Women's Social Security benefits seen to be lower than men's.


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