Older workers worry about the prospect of finding a new job

Oct 20, 2020
Age discrimination is illegal, but experts say it’s still rampant.
According to the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, 30% of workers 55 and older aren’t confident at all about the prospect of finding a new job if they needed one.
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The pandemic is affecting why and where we move

Oct 16, 2020
A new Marketplace-Edison Research Poll found the flexibility to work anywhere as a factor.
"Fourteen percent of those that move with us are saying one of the primary reasons was due to COVID,” said Tricia Schuler, marketing director for United Van Lines' parent company UniGroup. Above, a moving crew loads a truck in Manhattan in March.
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Nearly half of Americans would have trouble paying an unexpected $250 expense

Oct 15, 2020
The latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll shows the precarity of Americans' finances during the pandemic.
It's the 30th week in a row that more than 800,000 Americans have filed new applications for unemployment benefits.
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How much do you trust government data? It depends on your politics

Oct 15, 2020
According to the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, Biden supporters are less likely than Trump supporters to believe economic data from the federal government.
Thuli Katerere-Virima is one of 7% of Biden supporters who still have full confidence in government economic data.
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A loss of sleep, income and trust revealed in the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll

Oct 15, 2020
Larry Rosin of Edison Research gives context on some of the surprising results in the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
The Marketplace-Edison poll found that 30% of those who said that they have or will vote for Trump are not at all worried about COVID-19. Above, visitors in New Orleans walk past face mask signs along Decatur Street in July.
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Americans on shaky ground financially, speaking out more on racism, poll finds

Oct 15, 2020
The latest results of the Marketplace-Edison poll don't indicate much optimism among Americans after months of protests and pandemic shutdowns.
Farm laborers working in Greenfield, California.
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Why you should give yourself permission to find joy

May 7, 2020
There are a lot of dark headlines to absorb. But doing something that brings you happiness might help more than you think.
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People across most income groups are more anxious about the economy during COVID-19

May 5, 2020
But those earning under $25,000 are about as anxious now as they were before the pandemic.
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