PBS NewsHour

Why so many Americans in the middle class have no savings

Clip: 06/01/2016 | 11m 59s

Could you come up with $2,000 in 30 days if you had to? As many as 40 percent of American families can’t, despite the improving economy. Among them is Neal Gabler, who is frequently broke despite his successful career as a writer. As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff looks at why Gabler and so many other Americans are struggling with savings.

Aired: 06/01/16

Rating: NR

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