The Middle Class on the Precipice

It’s kind of odd to be crying unfair when you have so much more than others in the world, but here’s an interesting article on that strange creature, the American Middle Class. It basically states that the middle class is faced with its own crises, mainly having to do with economic issues beyond their control.

The Middle Class on the Precipice  January-February 2006

So where did their money go? It went to the basics. The real increases in family spending are for the items that make a family middle class and keep them safe housing, health insurance, that educate their children pre-school and college, and that let them earn a living transportation, childcare, and taxes.

Thanks, @jmenter on twitter

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