HOT BLAST: 'Economically precarious situations' for lower-middle-class in U.S.
Dec 04, 2013 | 1235 views |  0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Brookings produces today's must-read: A Dozen Facts about America’s Struggling Lower-Middle-Class.



Many families in America’s struggling lower-middle class—defined to include those with income between 100 and 250 percent of the federal poverty level, or between roughly $15,000 and $60,000, depending on family size and composition—live in economically precarious situations. Though not officially poor, these families experience limited economic security; one major setback in income could push them into poverty.

Closer to home, this recent Phillip Tutor column highlighted some of the same problems in and around Anniston.

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