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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

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

"We Need A Back-Up Plan": Middle-Class Hong Kongers Look To Emigrate As Protests Drag On, Rents Crash

"We Need A Back-Up Plan": Middle-Class Hong Kongers Look To Emigrate As Protests Drag On, Rents C.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 13th, 2019

More Americans go without health coverage despite strong economy, Census Bureau finds

Middle-class income rose above $63,000 for the first time last year as more Americans found jobs and saw pay increases......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 12th, 2019

In One Chart: Most U.S. CLO debt owners are unlikely to be ‘forced sellers’ in a downturn, says Bank of America

A study of U.S. CLO debt holders shows the bulk of paper most likely sits in the hands of longer-term investors, which could mean fewer fire sales in a risk-off scenario......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2019

Uninsured rate rose in 2018 despite strong economy, Census says

Middle-class income rose above $63,000 for the first time last year as more Americans found jobs and saw pay increases......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 10th, 2019

This $40 airplane pillow attaches to your headrest, so I can actually sleep on a plane — even in the middle seat

This $40 Cabeau travel pillow has made my economy red-eye flights feel like business class.  It attaches to your headrest, so it won't move around even during turbulence and I can finally sle.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2019

Class action: Tuition-assistance programs are changing how hiring gets done

Want to make the best possible hires? You'd better put some money in the budget to send your prized employees back to school. They're expecting it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2019

A simple way to tell if you"re in America"s middle class

Not sure if you’re middle class? Here’s a simple way to find out......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 5th, 2019

GBP/USD: Sterling Depends On Parliament"s Sequencing

GBP/USD may surge if UK opposition parties win another victory. Sequencing of bills is critical to the next moves. Wednesday's four-hour chart shows a critical "do or die" resistance line. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 4th, 2019

How this German supermarket took over the world

While other supermarket groups around the world are struggling, the rise of the Teutonic budget chain Aldi has been unstoppable. We chart its progress from neighborhood mom-and-pop store to global discount giant........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 3rd, 2019

Why college became so expensive

And what that has meant for America’s middle-class families.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 3rd, 2019