In advance of the holiday and the start of the big shopping season, a veritable feast of figures on Wednesday. Orders for big ticket durable goods slipped a bit, but new home sales rose, consumer sentiment brightened and claims for jobless aid fell more than expected. But even if you're thankful to have a steady job right now, it doesn't necessarily mean you're in the clear. In many cities, some jobs that pay well above the minimum wage don't cover the basics. Ed Ungar reports from the Pacific Northwest.