Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses that Bankrupt the Middle Class, 1st Edition

  • Joseph N. Cohen
  • Joseph R. Blaney
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  • ISBN-10: 1440832226
  • ISBN-13: 9781440832222
  • DDC: 339.4
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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More than one-third of Americans could not sustain a basic livelihood without government assistance. Almost 60 percent of seniors are dependent on the government. Why is this? This book examines how the U.S. economy's failure to deliver high-quality, universally accessible basic necessities is creating acute financial insecurity among the American middle class.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Household Financial Crisis in the United States.
2: A Snapshot of U.S. Household Finances.
3: Financial Insecurity.
4: The Big Picture.
5: Runaway Spending.
6: Necessary “Necessities”?.
7: A Look Abroad.
8: The Choice.
About the Author.