Tag: poverty

A Look at The Average American Income, Earnings and Poverty by Household, Gender and Race

The US Census bureau collects and publishes the most timely and accurate income data on an annual basis, which make for interesting reading from a personal finance perspective. Income is… Read more »

2012 Poverty Guidelines, Thresholds and Income Limits – Nearly 50 Million Americans in Poverty

[Updated with 2012 federal poverty levels] 2012 poverty income levels have now been published. As discussed below, poverty guidelines and thresholds are two slightly different versions of the federal poverty measure. The poverty thresholds… Read more »