Mar 15, 2013 A new HBO documentary takes a look at how millions of families have been left out in the cold in the richest country on Earth.
Oct 25, 2012 Three families living around the poverty line in San Diego tell Marketplace Money what it means to spend money when you don't have a whole lot of it.
Oct 22, 2012 The poverty threshold for a family of four was $22,811 last year according to Census data. Do you think you could survive on just $1,900 per month? Try our interactive poverty simulation to find out.
Oct 5, 2012 One Harvard professor says being poor not only impacts people financially, but mentally as well
Oct 5, 2012 Two takes from experts on both sides of the political spectrum on why people are poor and what they can do about it.
Oct 5, 2012 Residents of San Diego's wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods reflect on opportunity, responsibility and the American Dream.
Oct 5, 2012 Clifford Fleischbein and DeeDee Varner used to make $250,000 a year. They're now living just above the poverty line in San Diego.
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Oct 12, 2012 When you're poor, car trouble can spiral out of control -- but for those without access to public transportation, a car is essential.