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Working Poor Families

'I've Become One Of The Shadow People'

The Huffington Post | Kasey Varner | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

Lisa Millard, 50, of Las Vegas has been out of work since April. I've worked as a poker supervisor in Las Vegas for the past 10 years. I had a good...

'Sometimes I'm Down To Pennies Before It's Time To Get Paid Again'

The Huffington Post | Kasey Varner | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

Nicole Bethel, 31, works as a registered nurse in Dayton, Ohio. This morning as I stopped at the gas station, my card was declined. My gas light w...

'Do We Want To Eat, Or Do We Want Me To Finish My Degree?'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

Jennifer Blankenship, 39, lives in Clarksville, Tenn., and lost her retail position in the fall. Just hired for a new job working from home, she hopes...

Jessica Prois

What Christmas Is Like For A Working Poor Family Living On $10,000 A Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Rachel Britton had hoped to buy a ham for her family this Christmas. It didn't even have to be perfectly glazed or have all the fixings. But she wo...

Why The Middle Class Is Slipping Away

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

* Last year saw 200,000 more low-income families in U.S. -report * Despite jobs, more families can't pay basic expenses ...