Those who consider themselves upper class and upper middle class made it through the recession relatively unscathed.
Net worth has plunged since 2000, with the U.S. median declining by 28%, erasing two decades of gains
Many folks get upset or enraged when someone in the checkout line who has a smartphone pulls out a food stamp card to pay for groceries.
We're better off than we thought. Even the poorest Americans are doing better than 68% of the world's population.
With the economy still sour, an online pawnbroker gets a cash infusion from some big names in an attempt to tap the middle-class market.
Those who enter the job market now could face lower earnings for many years.
Some people report improved health from money-saving tactics, but financial stress can make it harder to embrace healthy habits.
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