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    Discover why most middle-class Americans feel left behind by the U.S. recovery, and ...
  2. Blue Collar Vs. White Collar: Different Social ...

    Learn about the implications of the words "blue collar" and "white collar" and the ...
  3. Is Cohousing Right for You?

    Cohousing isn't for everyone. But if you're community-minded or committed to living ...
  4. What is Cohousing and How Does it Work?

    Originally a Danish concept from the 1960s, modern cohousing communities can be found ...
  5. The 10 Most Expensive Cities For Expats

    Whether a job transfer, retirement or the desire to experience another culture is ...
  6. Can A Family Survive On The U.S. Minimum Wage? ...

    As the political debate roars on, the numbers are clear: Even two full-timers at ...
  1. Can A Family Survive On The U.S. Minimum Wage? ...

    As the political debate roars on, the numbers are clear: Even two full-timers at ...
  1. Is Russia a developed country?

    Learn why Russia, despite once reigning alongside the United States as a world superpower, does not qualify as a developed ...
  2. Is North Korea a developed country?

    Understand what makes a developed country, and learn why North Korea is about as far from reaching that status as a country ...
  3. Is Mexico a developed country?

    Understand what makes a country a developed country, and learn why Mexico is getting closer to developed status but is not ...
  4. Is Greece a developed country?

    Understand what determines if a country is developed, and learn why Greece, despite its well-documented fiscal woes, is still ...
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