Press Appearances

Christoper Rugaber (2016) “Trump would hike taxes for some in middle class” USA Today, November 27.

Christopher Rugaber (2016) “For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase Washington Post. November 25

Christopher Ingraham (2016) “Consumer conundrum: Luxuries get cheaper, necessities more expensive” Washington Post.  August 17

Helaine Olen (2016) “United States of Debt Podcast Series”  Slate.

Ben Walsh (2015) “What Jamie Dimon Gets Wrong About iPhones and Inequality” Huffington Post. September 21.

Christopher Rugaber (2014) “‘America is a place where the luxuries are cheap and the necessities are expensive‘” Tampa Bay Times. 

Peter Hogness (2014) “QC Sociologist: Where Our Money Goes” The Clarion.

Ben Walsh (2014) “Hungry, Heavy and Poor in America” Reuters.

Hiroko Tabuchi (2014) “Household Finances May Curb Holiday Spending” New York Times.

Christopher S. Rugaber (2014) “Middle-Class Squeeze: From Day Care to Health Care” Associated Press.

Richard Salit and Alex Kuffner (2014) “Middle Class Squeeze: RI Wages Flatlining as Workers Struggle”  Providence Journal.

Carol Morello and Scott Clement (2014) “Happy Days No More: Middle-Class Families Squeezed as Expenses Soar, Wages Fall” Washington Post. April 26.

Helaine Olen (2014) “Essay: Our Brains Aren’t to Blame for our Financial Woes” Bloomberg. April 7.

Wisconsin Public Radio (2014) “Middle Class Money SqueezeCentral Time

KCBS San Francisco (2014) Segment on Middle Class Families

Helaine Olen (2014) “Giving Up Coffee to Balance the Books: How Many Lattes to Financial Freedom?” Guardian.  August 13.