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Middle Class Destroyed: 50% Of All American Workers Make Less Than $30,533 A Year...
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The middle class in America has been declining for decades, and we continue to get even more evidence of the catastrophic damage that has already been done. According to the Social Security Admini
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-23 06:18 UTC
Bank Of America Calls It: "The Peak In Home Sales Has Been Reached; Housing No Longer A Tailwind"...
Bank of America is ringing the proverbial bell on the US real estate market, saying existing home sales have peaked, reflecting declining affordability, greater price reductions and deteriorating housing sentiment. In the latest weekly report from chief e
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-23 20:01 UTC
Experts: Growing global and household debt leading to economic downturn worse than 10 years ago...
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Americans are riding the wave of an economic recovery, but some analysts are warning of a coming crash that could be the worst the nation...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-23 19:57 UTC
Can you guess millennials' greatest source of debt?...
Millennials have tons of debt. But it's not necessarily from being irresponsible. A new study from LendingTree shows that the greatest amount of millennial debt stems from getting an education.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-19 23:19 UTC
Retail Collapse: Here Are 2018's 57 Biggest Store Closings...
Closed storefronts are typical in American cities across shopping malls that once flourished in commercial zones of suburbia are now empty and abandoned. As the retail apocalypse deepens, more than 3,800 stores are expected to close across the country this year. Department stores like Kmart,
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-14 05:11 UTC
10 Numbers That Prove That America's Current Financial Condition Is A Horror Show...
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America’s long-term “balance sheet numbers” just continue to get progressively worse. Unfortunately, since the stock market has been soaring and the GDP numbers look okay, most Americans assume that the U.S. economy is doing just fine.
The truth is that GDP is not the best measure for the health of
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-14 05:07 UTC
Workers see their paychecks get smaller as inflation continues to rise...
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While the rest of the economy pointed higher in July, American workers took a step backwards. Hourly and weekly earnings actually declined on the month when factoring in the rise in cost of living, according to figures the Labor Department released Friday
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-10 16:14 UTC
Inflation hits 6-year high, wiping out wage gains for the average American...
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Prices rose at their highest clip since 2012 over the past year, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The 2.9 percent inflation for the 12-month period ending in June is a sign of a growing economy, but it's also a painful development for workers,
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-15 20:22 UTC
Michael Pento: This Is "The Most Dangerous Market Ever"...
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Money manager Michael Pento is sounding the alarm because we are getting very close to something called a "yield curve inversion." Pento explains, "Why do I care if the yield curve inverts?" "Bec
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-05 19:19 UTC
Fed on lookout for recession but still sees strong economy: minutes...
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- U.S. central bankers discussed whether recession lurked around the corner and expressed concerns global trade tensions could hit an economy that by most measures looked strong, minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting on June 12-13 relea
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-05 19:18 UTC
A long disruption is ahead, with low-paying jobs...
The last few months have seen a rash of studies on a coming automation apocalypse, and analysts are moving to a few targeted worries about the jobs future: Their big picture: There may be a long, deep economic disruption lasting decades and taking million
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 22:52 UTC
Why Americans are getting the hell out of the Northeast...
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Last year, three states in the Northeast New Jersey, New York and Connecticut landed in the top five places people were moving out of fastest, according to 2017 data from United Van Lines. The cost of living across the region is among the highest in the nation and three of the five most expensive
By ceres on 2017-07-26 21:18 UTC
5 Trends That Are Destroying The Middle Class In America...
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Authored by Michael Snyder via The American Dream blog, The middle class in America has been shrinking for decades, and our leaders seem powerless to do anything about it. Two years ago, the middle class became a minority in this country for the first tim
By aphrodite on 2017-06-08 03:17 UTC

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