Oct 3, 2015

They Worked Hard Before They Became Disabled


3 comments:

Dan Smith said...

This graph is particularly striking when you additionally consider how many stay-at-home parents had large chunks of time when they were obviously working hard but not necessarily earning any SS credits.

Anonymous said...

how are "years" counted. Does working a "year" mean any year in which earnings were posted? If so, pretty misleading.

Anonymous said...

It's unfortunate that the chart is sloppily worded. It appears to be based on another chart that offers a little more technical specificity: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/issuepapers/ip2015-01.html#chart1