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Wider Opportunities for Women’s (WOW) database provides information on how much it costs for families & older adults to cover their most basic expenses: housing, food, and transportation. The Basic Economic Security Tables (BEST) Index and the Elder Economic Security Standard Index (Elder Index) measure the incomes workers & retired adults need to achieve economic security. Both measures use comprehensive definitions of economic security, presented at the state, county & city levels.
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW)
Keywords:Wages and Benefits
women; children; security; food; child care; health care; housing and utilities; emergency savings; retirement savings; taxes and tax credits; savings for children's higher education; homeownership savings; economic security; families; employment-based benefits; job training; retirement; community-based services
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