Feeling The Economic Pinch
July 23, 2008 Many middle-class Americans with jobs and health insurance have trouble paying their medical bills, according to a new survey. For one couple in Florida, that means putting off dental work. And a woman in Ohio shelved her doctor's request for more medical tests.
July 17, 2008 Gloria Nunez grew up in a middle-class family, but at 40, she's struggling to keep herself and her 19-year-old daughter afloat. She's not alone. In a recent poll, nearly one-third of low-income respondents in Ohio say paying for food is a serious problem.
July 15, 2008 Paying for gas and health care, finding a good-paying job and housing problems are major components of peoples' concerns in the key swing states of Florida and Ohio, according to a new poll. An NPR series uses the findings to explore what people mean when they say the economy is bad.