• FILE- In this Saturday, April 7, 2012 file photo, with the new high-rise buildings of downtown Doha, background, Qatari women and a man walk by the sea in Doha, Qatar. The economic slowdown gripping countries across the Persian Gulf can be seen in layoffs, slowed construction projects and government cutbacks. For the millions of foreign workers drawn by brighter job prospects, it can have a far-darker side if they find themselves deep in debt.  (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

    Gulf economic slowdown sees foreign workers trapped by debts

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The economic slowdown gripping countries across the Persian Gulf can be seen in layoffs, slowed construction projects and government cutbacks. For the millions of foreign workers drawn by brighter job prospects, it can have a far-darker side if they find themselves deep in debt.

  • In this photo taken May 19, 2016, Kenneth P. Chrzastek poses for a photo at his home in Chicago. Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll released Thursday, May 26, 2016, found that 44 percent report Social Security will be their biggest source of income during their retirement years. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

    Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement age

    CHICAGO (AP) — Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they’ll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.