Need To Know
Living on the Financial Edge
In our ongoing series “Your Money, Your Life,” Need to Know takes an in-depth look at the difficult spending decisions facing the nation’s working poor. This week’s episode profiles one Newark, N.J. family, who keeps a monthly financial diary detailing its expenditures, including the additional costs incurred by living in a poor neighborhood and by not using available banking services.
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