NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- You don't need to be a graduate of the London School of Economics to know "near-retirees" -- those Americans in their 50s and 60s -- were among the demographic groups hit the hardest by the Great Recession. While the reverberations of the recession are still felt -- just check out those disappointing jobs numbers Friday -- apparently Americans nearing...
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How the Great Recession Changed Our Spending Habits
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What better time to review the hard-won lessons of the Great Depression then when we're in the Great Recession? You can argue that the Great Recession is over, but some of us are still feeling economic hard...
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The Great Recession may have officially come to an end, but it lives on for many Americans in Garson's new book, 'Down the Up Escalator.'In the official estimation of government economists, the Great Recession ended in 2009. But in Barbara Garson's new book, it lives on. And for the people whose stories she tells, the Great Recession may never die.
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In the Denver suburbs, as in much of the U.S., the Great Recession turned formerly stable families into the new homeless—and left many living in budget hotels.
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They walked onto campus during the worst years of the Great Recession. As they leave, they say the experience shaped their choices during college and changed their outlook.
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Phillip B. Levine answers questions related to his study that adds a health aspect that baby boomers are the greatest victims of the Great Recession.
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From household wealth to spending at stores, many of the U.S. economy's vital signs have recovered from the damage done by the Great Recession.
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The top 1% have seen their income go up during the recovery, but it's nowhere near where it was before the Great Recession hit.
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