Older adults are major contributors to the U.S. economy through consumer spending. This spending, however, must take place in a healthy marketplace.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
Taxes play an essential role in the functioning of modern society. Their primary goal is to fund government operations. But their role goes well beyond that.
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources. For most, Social Security income is the foundation of financial security in retirement.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.