“cost-of-living” Charts

A national minimum wage is bad fit for low-cost communities »

A one-size-fits-all minimum wage, without any adjustments for the significant differences in the cost of living across the country, will…

by: AEI
views: 108
Score: 2

American Families Are Falling Behind Financially »

The cost of living is going up, and for the majority of Americans, their financial struggles are only getting worse.…

by: Noah
views: 127
Score: 1

What Just Made Two ND Towns More Expensive Than NYC? »

While the city that never sleeps often arouses strong ill-will when it comes to paying for an apartment, a booming…

by: Noah
views: 155
Score: 1

The Mosleys »

The Mosleys of Barnwell, South Carolina live on a modest pastor's salary. The family of four rents a small house…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 73

What Is Poverty Now? »

The method for calculating the poverty line, adopted in 1965, was simple: three times the cost of groceries. IT was…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 229

Living on the Minimum, What It'll Buy You, Then and Now »

Because legislative initiatives increase the minimum wage, versus it following the yearly inflation rates, its 1968 real value, $10.70, was…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 48