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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-20-11 12:49 AM
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Are most of us living on a fixed income even though we never looked at it that way...
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I wonder.

With the slow down of the economy, how many of us have gone without a raise over the last three or so years.

How many of us have wages that have stagnated while everything else keeps going up up and away...

I wonder.

I have a little control over what I charge my few remaining clients, but not much.

Mrs. WCGreen has gotten exactly one 3% raise over the last 5 years.

My SSI payments have remained the same for two years now and it looks as if there will be no upward COLA next year.

So how many people are living on a fixed income and don't realized it?

Certainly not the bankers, the captains of industry and professional sports figures.

But the rest of us...

Well, I think it is a disaster for the middle class that prices keep edging higher and higher and wages and salaries have all but stagnated.

When will people say enough is enough this living with less and less....
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