Jan 11Who Lives in Poverty — 6 Facts That Will Change Your Perception
Debated and often misunderstood, poverty is a tough topic to talk about. Sometimes, we don’t even realize just how many Americans are experiencing poverty. Did you know that:
A job doesn’t guarantee a stable, affordable life in the U.S.
Just like a job, a degree doesn’t always guarantee high salaries and affordable rents.
It can be difficult to find new employment after the age of 65.
The gender pay gap didn’t budge last year either.
Children born into poverty often struggle with school performance.
Poverty is caused by food insecurity and health-related issues.
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