Monday, February 14, 2011

What's All That Buzz 2-14-11

According to the preliminary census from January, the number of poor people in the U.S. is millions higher. According to the report, 1 in 6 Americans are struggling in poverty due to the current economic conditions as well as rising costs of living, especially costs of medical care. Senior citizens 65 years old and older are even more likely to fall into poverty. A new revised census formula reported overall poverty rate of 15.7% for 2009 compared to the 14.3% reported last year.

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