WOW Report: America’s Economic Insecurity Rate Raises to 45%

According to a new report, Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and America’s Families, while the poverty rate increased sharply in 2008 and has since remained largely unchanged, the overall insecurity rate has steadily increased, by seven percentage points, between 2007 and 2011. Insecurity rates for all major demographic groups have increased markedly, with the largest rate increases suffered by unmarried couples, white children and single fathers.