Job Gap 2016

Education is often lauded as the great equalizer and a solution to the growing income gap. But, as the cost of college breaks family budgets and requires students to take out thousands of dollars in educational loans, wages, even for those with a degree, have not kept pace, and have even declined in many occupations.

For millions of people in the United States, it is difficult to pay even for basic expenses like food or housing, let alone to put money aside for emergency or retirement savings or to pay off student debt.

Read the new report here.

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