Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Statistics about marriage ensuring economic success are suspect at best

For low-wage workers, the math of marriage in which one plus one adds up and becomes two incomes may be true only infrequently over time. That creates instability. And while all workers may risk a job or earnings loss, there may be a low-income tipping point where instability feels boundless, not just some blip from which to bounce back.
-Jodie Levin-Epstein

Read more on the myth of marriage, poverty reduction and personal responsibility here.

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