Archive for July 2016

Where Do We Stand as a Country?

If there’s one phrase that’s entered the mainstream lexicon as the 2016 election approaches, it’s “Let’s make America great again!” 1 Every president, regardless of party, vows to make the country better in some way, but as a whole, has America lost ground?2 Are we really not great anymore? In the big picture, our country…

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Who is the Middle Class Now?

The definition of middle class can vary depending on who you ask. A young college graduate with a $22,000 entry-level job may consider herself middle class because her parents were, she graduated from college and she’s just starting her white-collar career. A married blue-collar worker with two children making $41,000 a year may consider himself…

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