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For the first time in 11 years, 80 Percent of Americans in their prime are working

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posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:27 PM
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originally posted by: shooterbrody
a reply to: InTheLight



Still no answers.

did you actually read the op link?



Prime-age workers are big home buyers and consumers compared to younger Americans just starting out, those nearing retirement or people who’ve already retired. They play a huge role in how fast the economy grows.

people buying a home are no where near the poverty level

but that would take, you know, reading the link to find that out.......







Still does not tell me take home pay and if that home is bought with two incomes or three.




posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:27 PM
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originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: Oleandra88
a reply to: InTheLight

shooterbrody did an excellent two liner on this topic, you should revisit it


Still no answers.


💥 here, this will get you off your tangents and red herrings and negative jealous thinking 💥



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:28 PM
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well then it's all good. congrats.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:28 PM
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originally posted by: xuenchen

originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: Oleandra88
a reply to: InTheLight

shooterbrody did an excellent two liner on this topic, you should revisit it


Still no answers.


💥 here, this will get you off your tangents and red herrings and negative jealous thinking 💥


So what does that equate to buying a home with four incomes?



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:30 PM
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a reply to: InTheLight
banks approve home loans for people working 3 jobs all the time, right???
jog on



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:35 PM
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originally posted by: shooterbrody
a reply to: InTheLight
banks approve home loans for people working 3 jobs all the time, right???
jog on



What am I reading here?



The Poorest 50% Are Barely Sustained by Their Incomes According to CareerBuilder, 3 out of 4 American workers are living paycheck to paycheck, unable to meet any major expense in health care or home and auto repairs. Charles Schwab says 3 out of 5 Americans live paycheck to paycheck. That's 60 to 75 percent of us. The United Way ALICE Project has calculated that 43% of U.S. households can't afford a monthly budget that includes housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a cell phone. The Federal Reserve concurs, estimating that 42% of U.S. adults are experiencing a high likelihood of material hardship.


www.commondreams.org...



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:35 PM
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Keep it up, we need to turn the tables in the global market.
America can do this, with American muscle.

On average, we had the fattest people in the world.
Fat stores are usable energy.
We start getting into the work force and doing real labor, we don't have a billion people, but maybe 300 million with 3 times the usable energy content stores, can shake things up just as much.

Heave ho, America, let's swing the hammer of capitalism, and show those boys with the sickles how a hammer really works.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:36 PM
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originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: LSU2018

originally posted by: InTheLight
a reply to: LSU2018

What kinds of jobs are they holding and what kind of money do they take home?


I don't know. At least they're not wasting tax payer dollars sitting at home collecting welfare like so many were.

I guess you don't think this is good news since it's growing under Trump?


I don't know if it is good news or not because my question cannot be answered.


How can it not be good news that 80% of Americans in their prime are working? Explain that.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:42 PM
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originally posted by: LSU2018

originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: LSU2018

originally posted by: InTheLight
a reply to: LSU2018

What kinds of jobs are they holding and what kind of money do they take home?


I don't know. At least they're not wasting tax payer dollars sitting at home collecting welfare like so many were.

I guess you don't think this is good news since it's growing under Trump?


I don't know if it is good news or not because my question cannot be answered.


How can it not be good news that 80% of Americans in their prime are working? Explain that.


Working poor is not good news.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:43 PM
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originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: Oleandra88
a reply to: InTheLight

well better than a starving even poorer person, right?


Not necessarily, being an even poorer person gets you certain government subsidies, where being a working poor person may get your necessary subsidies denied.

So, nobody can answer my question. All righty then.


What kind of jobs? The kind that bring home a paycheck.
How much are they making? However much their employer is paying them.

Sounds like you have the mindset of the obama years where more people were on government assistance than working. People are wanting to earn their own piece of the pie and your only concern is what they're making.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:46 PM
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a reply to: InTheLight

There are MILLIONS more people working

Did you want a fcuken list?



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:46 PM
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originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: Oleandra88
a reply to: InTheLight
So what you are saying is basically this:

Because poor people can get subsidies from the Government, there is a point where you personally say, "I rather stay at home/poor/jobless" before I go working to get just a bit more?

So basically you brush off everything, because it is not enough yet? Not good enough?

Good move, asking a question where you know/make believe that there is no answer to, then using it as a exit point out of the discussion


The only move I made was asking the question "What types of jobs and how much take home pay"? Which nobody has answered yet.

So I sourced the Federal Poverty Level table - can someone tell me if these jobs exceed the poverty level?

www.thebalance.com...


Yes, they exceed the poverty level. You're welcome to provide sources that prove me wrong.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:47 PM
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originally posted by: LSU2018

originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: Oleandra88
a reply to: InTheLight
So what you are saying is basically this:

Because poor people can get subsidies from the Government, there is a point where you personally say, "I rather stay at home/poor/jobless" before I go working to get just a bit more?

So basically you brush off everything, because it is not enough yet? Not good enough?

Good move, asking a question where you know/make believe that there is no answer to, then using it as a exit point out of the discussion


The only move I made was asking the question "What types of jobs and how much take home pay"? Which nobody has answered yet.

So I sourced the Federal Poverty Level table - can someone tell me if these jobs exceed the poverty level?

www.thebalance.com...


Yes, they exceed the poverty level. You're welcome to provide sources that prove me wrong.


I did, the link is above - it has nothing to do with $ it has to do with many other factors. Click on the link and read it and learn.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:52 PM
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80 Percent of Americans in their prime are working


And most in their "prime plus", no end in sight to the work.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:53 PM
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originally posted by: SeaWorthy



80 Percent of Americans in their prime are working


And most in their "prime plus", no end in sight to the work.


And no end in sight to the debt incurred just to have the basics.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:54 PM
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a reply to: InTheLight

Soooo, what kind of jobs and how much money are they making?



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:56 PM
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originally posted by: LSU2018
a reply to: InTheLight

Soooo, what kind of jobs and how much money are they making?


Read my link above - it's complicated.



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:56 PM
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Obama did that.. but if ANYTHING goes wrong, Obama didn't do that.. ok? Understand?



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 02:58 PM
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American Average Work Hours: At least 134 countries have laws setting the maximum length of the work week; the U.S. does not.
In the U.S., 85.8 percent of males and 66.5 percent of females work more than 40 hours per week. According to the ILO, “Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers,
260 more hours per year than British workers, and
499 more hours per year than French workers.”

Using data by the U.S. BLS, the average productivity per American worker has increased 400% since 1950. One way to look at that is that it should only take one-quarter the work hours, or 11 hours per week, to afford the same standard of living as a worker in 1950 (or our standard of living should be 4 times higher). Is that the case? Obviously not.

Someone is profiting, it’s just not the average American worker. American Paid Vacation Time & Sick Time: There is not a federal law requiring paid sick days in the United States. The U.S. remains the only industrialized country in the world that has no legally mandated annual leave. In every country included except Canada and Japan (and the U.S., which averages 13 days/per year), workers get at least 20 paid vacation days. In France and Finland, they get 30 – an entire month off, paid, every year. Then there’s this depressing graph on average paid vacation time in industrialized countries:

20somethingfinance.com...



posted on Sep, 6 2019 @ 03:00 PM
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originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: LSU2018

originally posted by: InTheLight

originally posted by: LSU2018

originally posted by: InTheLight
a reply to: LSU2018

What kinds of jobs are they holding and what kind of money do they take home?


I don't know. At least they're not wasting tax payer dollars sitting at home collecting welfare like so many were.

I guess you don't think this is good news since it's growing under Trump?


I don't know if it is good news or not because my question cannot be answered.


How can it not be good news that 80% of Americans in their prime are working? Explain that.


Working poor is not good news.


That's an ignorant, uninformed comment. You obviously want people to live off of government assistance instead of earning a living. Why would you want people to be dependent? Hmmm.

That's like Bill Maher hoping for the economy to crash so it will hurt Trump's chances in 2020. It might make a lot of people homeless, but it won't hurt him. He's willing to throw people in front of the train to get the results he wants because it won't effect him. I'm sensing the same selfish sentiment out of you.




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