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Nearly 51 Million Households In The United States ‘Can’t Afford Basics Like Rent And Food’

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email If the U.S. economy is performing well, then why can’t 51 million households in the United States “afford basics like rent and food”.  A stunning new report that was just put out by the United Way ALICE Project shows that the gap between the wealthy and the poor in this country […]

Stagflationary Crisis: Understanding The Cause Of America’s Ongoing Collapse

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com It is at times frustrating, but also interesting, to witness the progression of the mainstream’s awareness of economic crisis within the U.S. over the years. As an alternative economist, I have had the “privilege” of perching outside the financial narrative and observing our economy from […]

Cost Of Housing Has Soared So High Americans Are Sliding Into Poverty

Housing prices in the United States continue to rise at unprecedented rates, forcing many into poverty. This worsening epidemic is explained well in a video by The Money GPS and it’s been engineered this way. As nations increase taxes and regulations, the price of complying also goes up. Many of these hikes are passed onto to […]

Retailers See Sharp Decline: Half Of All Consumers “Continue to Feel Pain”

This article was written by Tyler Durden and originally published at Zero Hedge. Editor’s Comment: Those at the top of the heap are generally too out of touch to connect with the pressure and burden that those on the lower end of the spectrum are feeling. Dollar General, however, caters to the working poor, those […]

Fewer Than Ever Can Afford to Buy a Home As America’s “Thriving Middle Class” Is Dead

This article was written by Michael Snyder and originally published at his Economic Collapse blog. Editor’s Comment: The cost of living is rising daily, while wages are stagnant. As SHTF has covered before, the problems are compounding. Wall Street and corporate interests have bought up the market with their cheap QE3 money, and many have […]

Investors Squeeze Trailer Park Renters: “The Economics Are Compelling… There’s a Lot More Poor People Than Rich”

Image: Dr. Zak, wikimedia commons. America is filled with lots of poor people these days, and there’s plenty of money to be made off them. With Wall Street already turning once-homeowners into renters in housing neighborhoods, billionaires and entrepreneurs are now investing in trailer parks, where they are making considerable fortunes off of raising the […]

Housing Market Update: The Low-Hanging Fruit is Gone

dailyreckoning.com / By Douglas French / April 5, 2013 “Investors Pile Into Housing, This Time as Landlords,” blares The Wall Street Journalheadline. Purchasing single-family residences to rent out used to be a simple mom and pop business. Investors could count on rents and prices marching in tandem at a steady 3% annual pace. Not anymore. The big money […]

Euro 2012 accommodation price gouging may keep fans away

Soccer fans are gearing up for the Euro-2012 championship to be held in Poland and Ukraine. But with skyrocketing accommodation prices in Ukraine, some fear many of them may opt to stay at home. ­Ukrainian hotels and hostels are seeking to cash in on …