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Paycheck to Paycheck

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 03.17.2014 | 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.