Rob Black’s Winners and Losers: Retirement looking worse for Americans, especially women

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — On today’s edition of Rob Black’s Winners and Losers, our financial expert Rob Black and KRON 4’s James Fletcher talk about jobs, retirement and how Congress will likely to side with Apple in iPhone unlocking debate.

Private employers added 214,000 jobs in February, above economists’ expectations, suggesting solid job growth despite market turmoil and worries about a slowing global economy. It’s still a very strong report. The jobs market is very healthy.

A trifecta of grim news for the nation especially, women. Regardless of which state you call home, if you’re a woman, your chances of living in poverty when you pass 65 are alarmingly high. In another report, this one a survey, reveals that, man or woman, East Coast or West Coast, it just doesn’t matter: Most Americans are nervous about what quality of life they’ll have in retirement.

In the days after the attacks of Sept. 11, law enforcement and national security agencies brought Congress a lengthy list of new surveillance powers they wanted. Most ended up quickly becoming law as part of the Patriot Act. But a request to ban strong computer codes, or encryption technology, was left out completely.

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