What does it mean to live below the Poverty Line?

According to the Census Bureau’s 2018 poverty threshold, the poverty level for a household of four is an annual income of $25,100 (Lino, 2017). The federal poverty level is the indicator the U.S. government uses to determine who can receive assistance. Being poor means basic material needs like rent, utilities, food, and clean water, aren’t… Continue reading What does it mean to live below the Poverty Line?