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US seniors' fortunes hold steady in post-recession years

They are supported by Social Security income, pensions and investments

Monette Berryhill's past career in customer service at two banks did not make her rich. But her retirement is comfortable.

Waxahachie, Texas

MOST Americans suffered serious losses during and after the recession, knocked off balance by layoffs, stagnant pay and the collapse of home values. But apart from the super rich, one group's fortunes appear to have held remarkably steady: seniors.

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