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Broke With Privilege


My mother grew up in poverty, raised by a single-mother in a non-English speaking household in New York City. Without the slightest hint of today’s buzzword – “privilege”- in her upbringing, she worked and earned herself a scholarship to Barnard College and later, Columbia Business School, paving the way for her unprecedented career successes. I, on the other hand, grew ... Read More »

    The Exploding Income Gap

    Ready to Collapse

    by Braden Goyette, ProPublica The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office recently released a much-discussed study showing that over the past three decades the income of the highest-paid Americans has soared while the income of others has grown much more modestly. Here’s a rundown of some statistics illustrating the growing income gap. But first, some context. These numbers reflect income, not wealth. ... Read More »

      The U.S. Income Gap. Yikes!

      U.S. Income Gap

      Here is a great graphic from the folks over at Mint showing the growing income gap in America today. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

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