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smiling older woman with money The move during the 1970s and 1980s of women into the workplace, coupled with better education leading to better jobs, means that women have increased their financial independence. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Thanks to changes in everything from work records to the workplace itself, the poverty rate of widows should keep falling into the future.

Marlene Satter

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

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