Poverty Is A Major Problem For America's Older Mothers

Women outlive men, but in their twilight years, they're much more likely to fall below the poverty line. In fact, according to the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER), the largest segment of the population living in poverty is made up of elderly females. (The average Social Security benefit for women is… » 5/09/08 9:30am 5/09/08 9:30am