The Booming Economy and the Struggling Middle Class

If you are feeling the pinch when it comes to your finances, you are not alone, especially if you fall into the category of the middle class.  There are countless reports pointing to difficult times for the middle class.  The high costs of housing, healthcare and education are key reasons, along with stagnant wages.  How is the middle class addressing this?

Resources:

Jun. 2018 | “There’s a reason why you can’t afford to live in America,” The Guardian

“Economic Stress: Harsh Truths & Keys To Empowerment” by Dr. Robert Brown   https://www.economicstresshelp.com/

Guests:

Dr. Valerie Rawlston-Wilson, Dir., Program on Race, Ethnicity and Economy, The Economic Policy Institute

Dr. Robert Brown, Author, “Economic Stress: Harsh Truths & Keys To Economic Empowerment

Harold Fisher


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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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