Cost of Living, Cost of Surviving

What’s the cost of basic economic security in this country? We all have heard of the poverty line–a formula that is 50 years old and based on a family’s budgetary needs for food–but what is the bare minimum citizens need to live without fear of losing their homes, not providing food for their children and basic medical costs.

NPR has an answer. Wider Opportunities for released a report with these figures. This is a document well worth studying.

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