Social Security: Especially Vital to Women and People of Color, Men Increasingly Reliant

Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., Jeff Hayes, Ph.D., Robert Drago

January 26, 2011
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Social Security is the bedrock of retirement income for older Americans. IWPR analysis of the 2010 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) shows that Social Security remains the largest source of income for older Americans.