An interesting infographic from Mother Jones details how badly the poor have fared since the recession.
"Their median net worth has always been pretty close to zero, but by 2011 it had plummeted to $-6,029. On average, poor families were in the hole to the tune of $6,000, an astronomical and completely debilitating number to someone with barely poverty-level earnings."
Have a look at the post.
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