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Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Brutal Job Search Reality for Older Americans Out of Work for Six Months or More

Updated: May 3 2013,
Author: barrel fan
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Despite a rosier jobs picture in April, for Americans ages 55 or older who have been unemployed long-term, the prospect of finding work is greatly limited. Economic correspondent Paul Solman explores why older workers face joblessness and considerable financial strain.