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See below for reports focused on specific Economic Security & Work topics, or browse recently released reports across all Economic Security & Work topics.


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A Look at the Financial Situation of African Americans/Blacks and Hispanics: Challenges and Opportunities

Examines financial situation/challenges of African Americans/Blacks and Hispanics ages 45-64 relative to general population. Read

High Anxiety: New York's Gen X and Boomers Struggle with Stress, Savings and Security (Erie, Monroe, and Onondaga Counties)

A survey of New York voters on retirement preparedness reveals a Gen X population that is even more financially anxious than pre-retiree Boomers. Read

Consumer Knowledge about Social Security Claiming Decisions and the Role of Certified Financial Planners

Experiences and knowledge of future beneficiaries and professional financial planners related to Social Security’s role in retirement income. Read

Health Care Costs In Retirement: A Survey among Non-Retired Hispanic/Latino Adults

Health care costs in retirement and the extent to which non-retired Hispanic/Latino adults are preparing is examined in this AARP survey. Read

AARP Work & Jobs Study

A national survey of working Americans ages 50-64 on continuing to work for pay post-retirement as well as their current careers and retirement plans. Read

Social Security 80th Anniversary Survey Report

In recognition of the 80th Anniversary of Social Security, this report examines public attitudes and opinions on issues related to Social Security. Read

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AARP Research's Senior Vice President Becky Gillan blogs about recent AARP research and her experiences as a member of the 50+. Read

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