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Did 'barefoot homeless guy' really deserve charity?

Mar 29, 2013
Remember the “barefoot homeless guy” from when an NYPD officer bought him shoes? Well, he’s back in the news this week after being seen recently counting a “huge wad of bills.”
Posted In: media

Flying with a net, literal and figurative

Mar 26, 2013
Our reporter learns to fly on a trapeze -- and gets a crash course in safety nets, both real and metaphoric.
Posted In: safety net

WATCH: Krissy Clark tries her luck with an ACTUAL safety net

Marketplace Wealth and Poverty Reporter Krissy Clark tried her luck with a real safety net at Gaona’s Trapeze Workshop in Woodland Hills, Calif. Check out the video and see how she did!


Listen to Krissy's stories on financial safety nets here and here.


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Mar 26, 2013

Show me your (real and metaphoric) safety net

Mar 26, 2013
One woman's definition of a safety net: Something that lets you take risks, from going to school to flying from a trapeze.
Posted In: food stamps, safety net

Show Us Your Safety Net!

Mar 25, 2013
Have you ever had to go on government programs like welfare or food stamps? Or maybe you’ve had to ask your family or a close friend for financial assistance. If so, we want to hear from you!

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