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Who are the Working Poor?

You may have heard the term “working poor” before, but who are they?

working poorThe working poor are people who work, but live below the poverty line. They are not making  financial progress, despite their willingness to work. On the surface they look like most working individuals: they have a home, possibly own a car, and wear descent attire; however, below the surface they are struggling to afford the basics (e.g., a home, food, clothes, etc.).

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