observations from a slightly mad german-american

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Money and Family Values - Part One

If the GOP wants to preach about Family Values, they would do well to consider this:

A family earning $25,000 per year is twice as likely to divorce as a family earning $50,000 per year.

I'll delve more into this later, but in the mean time, please read this article from the Economic Policy Institute (and keep in mind that costs have gone up since it was written four years ago)

Basic family budgets: Working families' incomes often fail to meet living expenses around the U.S.

Friday, October 03, 2008

Living Paycheck to Paycheck?

I hate to say it, but I am.  There's no excuse for that in my case.  So this caught my eye: