Category Archives: Hourly workers

How to Succeed in Today’s Economy

Wages have stagnated for middle-income workers over the last fifty years, yet the top 5% of income earners have seen real income growth of 91%. Why aren’t middle class workers getting ahead and what can you do about it? Why Middle Class Workers … Continue reading

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Leveraging the American Dream, Part 2

In the previous post on Leveraging the American Dream I addressed a key challenge affecting lower and middle-income workers: they have no effective leverage to obtaining higher wages. The hourly worker may indeed work more hours, but they cannot work 24 hours … Continue reading

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Leveraging the American Dream, Part 1

Most people cannot lift a 500 pound weight off the ground by themselves. But, by using a simple lever with a long bar and a fulcrum, they can use a small amount of force with leverage to lift a heavy weight. I … Continue reading

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