Can the Middle Class Be Saved?

Can the Middle Class Be Saved?

Every now and then, I read a news article that makes me want to run through the streets stopping passersby and begging them to read it. This article by Don Peck in the Atlantic Monthly, “Can the Middle Class Be Saved?” is one of them. This is a must-read article for anyone who is concerned about the financial future of America’s middle class – and by extension, the future of America itself. Here’s why.

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How to Manage Your Personal Finances in the New Economy

What If the Consumer Economy Never Comes Back?

In much of the news coverage of the “Great Recession” over the past few years, many people have used the phrase, “When the economy recovers.” It’s a given for many of us that somehow, someday, our economy is going to go back to “normal” and people are going to start spending money again.

But what should you do in case the economy doesn’t go back to “normal”? How can you protect your family’s finances and come out ahead, no matter what happens with the economy?

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