• 20 American cities where life is quickly getting more expensive for the middle class

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A big cost of living increase hit the middle class in some American cities.
    To live comfortably, the average person should earn twice as much as their yearly expenses.
    In these 20 cities, the income required to live comfortably increased at least 23% between 2017 and 2018.
    Staying comfortable at home with a stable budget is challenging in cities where the cost of living increases faster than your pay check.
    In its latest report, GOBankingRates found the US cities where cost of living is rising the fastest for the middle class. The list was determined by the average person's ability to...
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  • 15 Signs That The Middle Class In The United States Is Being Systematically Destroyed

    15 Signs That The Middle Class In The United States Is Being Systematically Destroyed

    3 monthes ago - By The Economic Collapse

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    If your family is really struggling right now, you are far from alone. I have been publishing The Economic Collapse Blog for more than eight years, and all throughout that time I have seen the middle class in America get smaller and smaller and smaller. It is almost as if we are all playing a really bizarre game of musical chairs and every month someone pulls a few more chairs from the game. Yes, there are some people that have gotten exceedingly wealthy over the past eight years, and most of that wealth is concentrated in places such as New York, Washington...
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  • $28,166: What It Costs To Provide Health Care For An American Family Of Four For One Year

    $28,166: What It Costs To Provide Health Care For An American Family Of Four For One Year

    3 monthes ago - By The Economic Collapse

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    One of the primary reasons why the middle class in America is disappearing so rapidly is because of skyrocketing health care costs. Families all over the country are being absolutely crushed by extremely high health insurance premiums, ridiculously high deductibles and very large out-of-pocket expenses that were not anticipated. In fact, medical bills are the number one reason why individuals go bankrupt in the United States today. Once upon a time, the medical profession was all about helping people, but today it has become a heartless money-making operation...
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