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Being Poor is Expensive

Middle-class families falling on hard times and grappling outside the traditional banking system are alarmingly…

Food Deserts Aren’t the Problem

More Fruit and Veggies in Poor Neighborhoods Don’t Help Obesity Rates

Unfortunately, more fresh food closer to home likely does nothing for folks at the bottom…

Football Concussions Poll Finds Many Americans Don't Want Kids Playing

40% of Parents Don’t Want Sons to Play Football

Many Americans fear football concussions, a new poll suggests. Forty percent of Americans would rather…

$5 Billion Cut in Food Stamps Starts Today

Benefit cuts to food stamp recipients kick in Friday, a move by Congress that will…

Study: Almost Half of Public School Students Are Now Low-Income

48 Percent of American Public School Students Low-Income

In America, what you earn depends largely on your success in school. Unfortunately, your success…

Unintended Pregnancy Rates Rise Among Poor and Low-Income Women

Unplanned Pregnancy Rate Increases Among Low-Income Women

A recent survey by the Guttmacher Institute outlines some sobering details about unintended pregnancy in…