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Category Archives: Middle Class

Debt Servitude: IRS’ Private Debt Collectors Are Crushing Poor American Taxpayers

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge Since the IRS implemented the private debt collection (PDC) initiative in 2017, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson warned that low-income taxpayers whose debts are assigned to private collection agencies (PCAs) are being locked into debt servicing installment plans they cannot afford, as many are unable to […]

$28,166: What It Costs To Provide Health Care For An American Family Of Four For One Year

This report was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse One of the primary reasons why the middle class in America is disappearing so rapidly is because of skyrocketing health care costs. Families all over the country are being absolutely crushed by extremely high health insurance premiums, ridiculously high deductibles and very large out-of-pocket expenses […]

15 Signs That The Middle Class In The United States Is Being Systematically Destroyed

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email If your family is really struggling right now, you are far from alone.  I have been publishing The Economic Collapse Blog for more than eight years, and all throughout that time I have seen the middle class in America get smaller and smaller and smaller.  It is almost as if we […]

When 43% of Americans Can’t Pay for Food and Rent, We Can Safely Say the Economic Collapse Is HERE

This report was originally published by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper You know all those reports about how lots of Americans can’t afford a $1000 surprise expense like a medical bill or a car repair? Well, forget additional expenses. It turns out that nearly half of the families in America are struggling to pay for food […]

The Middle Class Sure Isn’t What It Used to Be

This report was originally published by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper If you’ve noticed that it takes a lot more money to live the middle-class American Dream than it used to, you aren’t alone. Buying a house, saving for retirement, and putting your kids through college while living comfortably is a whole lot harder […]

Bad News For The Economy: Some Have Stopped Paying Loans On Mobile Homes

Some people in the United States have stopped paying their loans on mobile homes. This is a bad sign for the economy as many no longer can afford the increase in interest rates. According to a report by Yahoo Finance, the mobile home market is showing the first signs of stress.  The delinquency rate on […]

“This Is Absolutely Crazy”: Obamacare Signups Start As Americans Increasingly Balk At Surging Premiums

This article was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge After years of surging premiums and deductibles, will 2018 finally be the year that America’s middle class throws in the towel and brings the whole scheme crashing down? While we won’t know the answer to that question for at least a couple of months, […]

Trump Proposes Repealing Obamacare’s Individual Mandate To Pay For Tax Cuts

Wouldn't it be great to Repeal the very unfair and unpopular Individual Mandate in ObamaCare and use those savings for further Tax Cuts….. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 1, 2017 zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 1, 2017 11:33 AM In a proposal which will further infuriate Democrats, moments ago Trump suggested repealing Obamacare’s individual mandate […]

The Globalists Are Systematically Destroying America’s Middle Class

When people are dependent on the government they are much easier to control.  We are often told that we are not “compassionate” when we object to the endless expansion of government social programs, but that is not how the debate should be framed.  In America today, well over 100 million people receive money from the […]

Stocks Up, Bonds Up, Gold Up, & Dollar Down But ‘Middle-Class-Miracle’ Fades

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Sep 28, 2017 4:02 PM Odd day. Low volume, small range in stocks. Good macro. Some questions over just how ‘miraculous’ Trump’s tax plan will be for the middle-class… but the day’s trend across FX, bond, and commodities was set early on when Asia closed and dollar-sellers, bond-buyers, and precious-metal-purchasers came back […]