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aged woman alone and sad Those who start off behind the 8-ball, so to speak, are plagued by problems that range from lower incomes and unhealthy living conditions to postponed or abandoned medical care, and more.(Photo: Shutterstock)

The older you get, the more you’ll feel your economic status—whether it’s good or bad. And if it’s bad, it’s going to get worse.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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