So how's the lawyer/food blogger economy looking?

Dec 19, 2017
He and his wife are comfortable but chipping away at their student debt.
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My Economy: Working as a CFO — chief family officer

Jun 1, 2017
Sherri Messer loves being a stay-at-home mom, but she's nervous about what comes next.

My Economy: Making close to six figures as an intern

May 15, 2017
As a PhD student, David Kuhns found an "internship" that matched his skills.

My Economy: What it’s like to be the parent of a disabled child

Jan 9, 2017
Margaret Enos of Pennsylvania says it’s a full-time job.
Margaret Enos (L) and family.
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My Economy: A Dreamer caught between DACA and what comes next

Dec 13, 2016
Kathia Garcia is able to work and support her family now, but worries about what might change under a Trump administration.
Kathia Garcia

My Economy: Making an old dream a reality

Oct 21, 2016
A single mom goes to medical school to complete her dream of becoming a doctor.
A single mom pursues her dreams to become a doctor 
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My Economy: How a single mom makes ends meet

Oct 14, 2016
A low-wage worker shares her experience living paycheck to paycheck.
At $13 an hour, it's hard for Lydia Flores to support her family.
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My Economy: Educational aspirations in a borderland

Feb 5, 2016
Many students in the border region are constantly moving between two countries.
Bowie is located in the Chamizal neighborhood in the South Central part of El Paso.
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My Economy: Hard work, risk and opportunity in Alabama

What's really behind an unemployment statistic? We got to Alabama to find out.
Kai tackles the catfish economy in Greesnboro, Alabama.
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