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The Real Values Of The U.S. Poor

Bloomberg View | Andrew Kohut | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

Bloomberg View: The booming stock market is of little solace to middle-class Americans, who continue to express concern about their financial secur...

Tell Us About The Moment You Knew You Were Broke

Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

At HuffPost, we're kicking off an exciting new project and we'd love you to participate! It's called "The Moment I Knew," and is a user-submitted vide...

Alternative Census Measure Indicates Poverty Higher Than Previously Thought

AP | By HOPE YEN | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A record number of Americans – 49.1 million – are poor, based on a new census measure that for the first time takes into acc...

Working-Age Adults Now Constitute Record Share Of U.S. Poor

Posted 11.06.2011 | Business

By HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Working-age America is the new face of poverty. Counting adults 18-64 who were laid off in the...