Older divorced Americans much more likely to be poor
"...research from the NCFMR shows the poverty rate is very low for married Americans over age 62 who never divorced. Just 3.4 percent of this group are poor. Meanwhile, 16 percent of single people divorced before age 50 are poor, and 19 percent of single people divorced after 50 are poor."
Data reveals uptick in marriage rate in 2014
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