Category Archives: avoiding poverty

Poverty and Living on the Edge

Perhaps I misunderstand the article “Living on the Edge” in last week’s Rappahannock Record in Kilmarnock, Virginia but the tone suggests that any “gap” in the matrix of services for those deemed “less fortunate” points to a need for some … Continue reading

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Poverty in America

Poverty in America seems poorly understood and mischaracterized all-too-often. Given how much money the country has spent on “The War on Poverty,” perhaps we need to re-visit some basic assumptions regarding what it means to experience poverty in America. Heritage Foundation … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Poverty

If you want to avoid poverty and join the middle class in the United States, you need to do three things: (1)   Complete high school (at a minimum), (2)   work full time and (3)   marry before you have children. If you do all … Continue reading

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