9 ways to know if you're middle class
There's no hard-and-fast definition, but surveys show what kind of income and lifestyle you're likely to have if you -- and others -- think you're middle class.
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No one mentioned that IF you are actually middle class (by money standard) you will get 25 K a year in SS when you are 66, since you made all that money and paid the SS taxes.
As far as college, find out if you are within the IQ of over 110 so you are actually college material (about 30-35 %) otherwise save your money, instead of trying college and dropping out, it is worse for you not to complete college, if you come to me for a job, because you either can not because your IQ is under 100 (50 % of all) or you are not stable, and I do not need that for my engineering shop at all, I do not have time for daily babysitting!--AND hopefully you have not made a big college debt----I unfortunately I see a lot like that, DO NOT GO TO COLLEGE, IF YOUR IQ IS NOT MENT FOR IT!
Such a silly article, I'm guessing the teenage inmates are running the asylum at MSN. The "Middle Class" was buried a very long, long time ago, along with that group they took decent journanlism, original ideas, class and decorum... p.s. But um, like we totally know what you vote and where you shop, but I FEEL like, you forgot to mention um where you like, buy your coffee... like Starbucks you are sooo middle class congrats! ... thanks Gen Y fascinating incite!
This is the dumbest article ever. It's like saying: you know youre alive if youre breathing, if you require water to function, if you move your bowels...lame
Even if I was a Billionaire I'd still shop at these stores, because I'm a down to earth, modest person that doesn't need to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on a piece of clothing like Gucci or Versali, etc. (wonder if I even spelled those correctly) to make myself feel good or try to be better than anyone else! I'm a guy so I dunno if these are mens clothing companies or just for women! lol
My family used to be in the middle-class right up until around 2007, then the rug was pulled out from under us. We are struggling now just as much or more than we did when we were in our 20's and just starting out on our own. The deck is stacked against us with little hope for improvement. We're just trying hard to hold on to what we have and still watching it slip away a little at a time.
It is frustrating as hell to see the politicians say the middle class earnes up to $250,000 and to know they believe the bile they are spewing from their pompous mouths. They will keep eroding our United States until there is no more middle-class -at least not in the old fashioned traditional sense.
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