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Paycheck to Paycheck

A Week to Be Aware -- and To Be Kind

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

We still call diaper need a "silent crisis," because many Americans don't know that one in three low-income families struggles to afford clean diapers for their children.

Why the Rich Live Paycheck to Paycheck | Posted 10.19.2014 | Money

Many people do live paycheck-to-paycheck--not because they're flat-out broke, but because they've wisely allocated their income into all the necessary buckets.

The Specifics of Storytelling for Social Innovation

Pauline Zalkin | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Pauline Zalkin

A story is a roadmap to another person's subjective experience - the gateway to empathy. It's obvious, then, why stories are an essential means of relating for social innovators.

'Paycheck To Paycheck' Star's Revelation

OWN | Posted 04.21.2014 | OWN

In the HBO documentary "Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert," cameras captured the day-to-day struggles of a single mother of ...

The Unexpected New Face Of Poverty

OWN | Posted 04.09.2014 | OWN

The stereotype of those living in poverty is that they are easily identifiable -- many assume that they're homeless, unemployed, wearing tattered clo...

What No One Would Have Suspected About This Air Force Veteran

OWN | Posted 04.02.2014 | OWN

Terry is a 44-year-old woman, an Air Force veteran, a full-time employee at her local university and a mom of two. She also knows all too well wha...

Maria Shriver Shines a Light on the Financial Plight of Many American Women: "Paycheck to Paycheck" on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Introducing a new documentary at HBO, "Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert," Executive Director Sheila Nevins paused at the po...

This Is What It's Like To Be A Single Mom In America

Posted 03.18.2014 | Divorce

According to the The Shriver Report, more than 42 million women and the 28 million children who depend on them are either living in poverty or teeteri...

Shocking Statistic About Poverty In America

Reuters | Jim Forsyth | Posted 09.20.2012 | Money

SAN ANTONIO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - More than two-thirds of Americans are now living paycheck to paycheck, according to a survey released on Wednesday by...

Living Paycheck To Paycheck Is A Reality For Many Older Workers

Posted 08.19.2012 | Fifty

If you’re living for the weekend largely because it’s pay day, you’re not alone: While fewer people are dependent on their next paycheck to make...

Two-Fifths Of Families Live On The Edge

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 07.25.2012 | Money

Nearly two-fifths of American households are living on the edge financially. According to a report from the Consumer Federation of America and the ...

Living In Poverty: Stories Behind The Statistics

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

At a food pantry in a Chicago suburb, a 38-year-old mother of two breaks into tears. She and her husband have been out of work for nearly two years. ...

Wall Street and Legalized Loan Sharks

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don McNay

Gary Rivlan notes in his book, Broke USA, "the working poor have become big business." You wouldn't think that poor people would be a growth market, but businesses make big money off people who live paycheck to paycheck.