What Does Economic Struggle Look Like?
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Family member living off of another family member's unemployment benefits.Vae Plainfield, IL
Everything raises except our income. Getting hard what do we cut next?Pat Medford, OR
Direct andto the point, it means that my mother will never enjoy the best quality of life in her golden years ~ and it means that I will literally be working until I die.Jacqueline Chicago, IL
Every time I hear what the new House of Representatives propose and vote on against the middle class, the poor, and seniors, I shudder. I am a middle class senior woman and deeply concerned about what this Congress is doing.Sharlene Oceanside, CA
Even with prescription coverage the price in co pay we have to pay for some of these drugs is enough to break a person. I have medication that I have to pay 48% of as my share of the cost and can't afford itWayne Kenmare, ND
Both my partner and I have fixed incomes. Inflation has made our life quite difficult. We try to grow our own veggies and herbs to supplement our income, and only travel locally to save on gas costs, but still, it gets more difficult to eek by every month.Sara Grass Valley, CA
Bleak!!!! Please help the Elderly.Cindy Riverview, FL
Between health insurance, gas, food and everything else they pay for it is quite impossible to enjoy their senior days. everything costs too much and social security gives them barely enough to live.Marie Shirley, NY
Besides haviing our savings depleted our children have lost jobs and are in danger of losing their homes. Many seniors are having to help the kids make mortgage payments and otherwise contribute to their support.Robert Sheboygan, WI
Because so many of us are on a fixed income, we really need the backing of Congress to make health insurance more affordable.Edith Wilmington, DE