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In One Chart: This budget shows how a $350,000 salary barely qualifies as middle class

Most Americans would probably have a hard time wrapping their heads around a $350,000 .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2019

In One Chart: Who is really middle class in America? This chart shows just how much family size matters

The answer changes based on how many children you have.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 28th, 2018

The White House is working on tax cuts for the middle class

The White House has started work on a second round of tax cuts even as the budget deficit continues to grow, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 23rd, 2020

Can a middle-class budget buy a new American car? Probably not

Americans were paying about 38% more for a new car or truck over the summer than they were just 10 years ago. CBS News found many drivers can't afford it.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 30th, 2019

What does a middle-class budget really look like today?

As the standard picture of middle-class shifts — or in some cases disappears — there’s perhaps no better way to understand the changes than by looking at the real-life budgets of families across the country......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2019

What does a middle-class budget really look like today?

As the standard picture of middle-class shifts — or in some cases disappears — there’s perhaps no better way to understand the changes than by looking at the real-life budgets of families across the country......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2019

The Margin: What does a ‘middle-class’ budget really look like in today’s economy?

As the standard picture of middle-class shifts — or in some cases disappears — there’s perhaps no better way to understand the changes than by looking at the real-life budgets of families across the country......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2019

Over A Million Households Climbed To Middle Class Under Trump, Census Data Shows

Over A Million Households Climbed To Middle Class Under Trump, Census Data Shows Authored by Petr Svab via The Epoch Times, More than 1.2 million American households moved to above $50,000 in annual income betwee.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2019

Upgrade: There’s one major U.S. city where making $100,000 may not even cover basic bills

California cities dominate the places where a six-figure salary barely covers the basics, a new analysis shows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2019

"It"s A Wake Up Call": 7 Charts That Clearly Show The Middle Class Is Being Left Behind

New data from the Federal Reserve detailing citizens' net worth shows that the issue of being "left behind" has now spread to all Americans aside from the top 10.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 14th, 2019

This chart shows 401(k) balance at every age. How do you stack up?

The Internet erupted in scorn earlier this year at financial firms’ recommendation that 35-year-olds should have two times their average salary saved in their retirement accounts. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 7th, 2018

This chart shows the haves and have-nots of the housing market, and it’s getting worse

Home equity is growing quickly — good news for those who have it — while mortgage debt is barely — a sign of not-so-good news for those who want in......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 21st, 2018

Most jobs don't support middle-class life after accounting for cost of living, exclusive study shows

62 percent of jobs don't pay enough to support middle-class lifestyle after figuri.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 30th, 2018

In One Chart: This chart shows the dramatic demise of a market flagged by the Fed

Leveraged loans are in the midst of a spectacular selloff this year, reversing the fortunes of an asset class that has drawn concerns from the Federal Reserve and other financial watchdogs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2018

NYC"s Housing-Market Weakness Spreads From Manhattan To The Outer Boroughs

Throughout vast swaths of New York City, members of the city's vast middle class work force can barely afford even a modest apartment. Yet for years after the post-crisis housing market recovery began, that re.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 19th, 2019

"It"s A Fiscal Doomsday Machine" - David Stockman Warns The Fed Is The Enemy Of MAGA

Via Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com, Reagan White House Budget Director and best-selling author David Stockman says Fed policies over the last couple of decades hit the middle-class hard. Stockman contends, “The Fed drove up costs, pr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 6th, 2019

Trump is studying "numerous" middle-class tax cut plans ahead of election, White House says

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin The White House is increasingly highlighting plans to jolt the US economy as an impeachment trial against the president unfolds. White House spokesperson Judd Deere said in an email Thursday that the admin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 23rd, 2020

Trump Says Middle-Class Tax Cut To Be Announced Within Three Months

Trump Says Middle-Class Tax Cut To Be Announc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 22nd, 2020

Trump says middle class tax cut to be announced over next 90 days: Fox Business

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a tax cut for the middle class would be announced over the next 90 days......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2020

India"s Half-Finished "Ghost Towns" Leave Middle Class In Crisis

India's Half-Finished "Ghost Towns" Leave Middle Class In Crisis If you thought the American housing market was a mess during the immediate aftermath of the collapse, wait until you read about what'.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 19th, 2020

One stunning chart undercuts Trump"s favorite economic scorecard — and shows why its misleading

Reuters Trump has repeatedly touted the stock market as a scorecard to show the economy is strong and reaching new highs. But the stock market doesn't entirely reflect the state of the economy. There's a widening gap between wage and stock growth.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2020