What’s Limiting Upward Economic Mobility?

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Work hard and you’ll achieve success and have a higher income than your parents. That’s the American dream. Yet thousands of struggling Americans are realizing that determination isn’t always enough, and it’s difficult to get ahead when you’re always behind. Here are five important things to know about economic mobility challenges holding people back. 1. Income inequality is real

You’re not imagining it. Income inequality is widening. While underlying causes are hotly debated, the reality is that income has shifted upward . At the same time, people living in low-income communities and middle neighborhoods can have fewer paths to […]