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New Study Names San Francisco As Most Expensive To Buy A Home

Defining the new middle class

Jun 27, 2014
A recent poll shows that fewer Americans call themselves middle class.
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Why the U.S. economy is like a donut

Jun 6, 2014
It's full on the outside edges but hollow in the middle (class).
Posted In: donuts, doughnuts, pasteries, Food, middle class

Do you still call yourself middle class?

Jun 6, 2014
More and more of us aren't using the term "middle class" anymore.
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Preparing middle-class workers for middle-skill jobs

Apr 25, 2014
Middle-skill jobs can support middle-class lives, but our education system isn’t getting people ready for them.
Posted In: manufacturing, middle class, middle skills

Home ownership less affordable for middle-income Americans

Feb 19, 2014
Incomes aren’t going up—but the cost of homeownership is.
Posted In: affordable housing, middle class, Housing, home ownership

Is a future for a comfortable middle class just science fiction?

Sep 17, 2013
A practitioner of the dismal science and a writer of dystopian sci-fi have competing takes on the survival of the middle class.
Posted In: median income, middle class

What median income can buy depends on where you live

Sep 17, 2013
The Census releases U.S. median income data today. We visit two families to compare what it's like to live at the national median income and local median income.
Posted In: median income, Paducah, kentucky, middle class, poverty

Middle class asks: Should we buy our homes?

Aug 5, 2013
President Obama will give a speech in Phoenix on Tuesday about housing and the middle class.
Posted In: home ownership, real estate, housing bubble, middle class, Housing

Middle out: Obama's economy and the service sector

Jul 24, 2013
As the low-paid service sector grows and the old middle-class shrinks -- can the 'middle out' approach help service workers?
Posted In: Barack Obama, middle class

The 2 simple words in Obama's speech

Jul 24, 2013
Though explicitly mentioned only once, the philosophy of "middle-out" economics informed his entire speech, where he promised to “reverse the forces that have conspired against the middle class for decades.”
Posted In: Barack Obama, middle class

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