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Fact-of-the-Week: 3 January 2012


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Job Earnings Provide 30% of Income For Adults Over 65

"In 2008, aggregate income for the population aged 65 and over came largely from four sources. Social Security provided 37 percent, earnings provided 30 percent, pensions provided 19 percent, and asset income accounted for 13 percent, "according to the Older Americans 2010 report.

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics. (2010). Older Americans 2010: Key indicators of well-being. Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved from www.agingstats.gov.

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