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Exclusive: 40% in U.S. can't afford middle-class basic

State Library Ed. Note: Story contains mouse over graphic with poverty level and ALICE data by county.

Rent, transport, and phone are too expensive for 43% of Americans. 51 more words

Household Income

Optical Illusions

May 12, 2018

by Steve Stofka

I have long enjoyed optical illusions. Is that a picture of a rabbit or a duck? Which way is the cube facing, right or left? 875 more words

Financial planning: How to determine if you need life insurance in retirement

From the USA Today website

Many older Americans wonder whether they need life insurance in retirement. They wonder whether their surviving spouse and loved ones need the capital generated by the life insurance policy — the death benefit – to replace their income and preserve assets. 43 more words

Finance

The Distribution of Household Income in US, 2014 - Average of $19,000 for the lowest quintile and of $281,000 for the highest quintile and getting worse

In 2014, average household income before accounting for means-tested transfers and federal taxes was $19,000 for the lowest quintile and $281,000 for the highest quintile. After transfers and taxes, those averages were $31,000 and $207,000. 215 more words

In The News

Millennials Are Making Less Money Than The Previous Generation

Millennials in their early 30s earn less than their counterparts in the preceding generation, according to a new study.

Millennials on average make 4% less than people in Generation X did when they were the same age, according to the… 101 more words

Careers

Canadians would rather cut down their debt than save for vacation, retirement in 2018: CIBC

TORONTO – Canadians are keen to lighten their debt loads in 2018, according to an annual opinion survey conducted for CIBC.

The Toronto-based bank says debt reduction or elimination was the top priority for 25 per cent of the poll respondents. 415 more words

Money