Chasing the American Dream Project

Understanding the economic fortunes of Americans across the course of their lives.

About the Book

Learn more about the book The United States has been epitomized as a land of opportunity, where hard work and skill can bring about personal success and economic well-being. Yet in their pursuit of the American Dream, many will experience poverty firsthand. Just how real that risk is can be found in our new poverty risk calculator.

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Risk Calculator

Learn more about your poverty risk
Have you ever wondered what your risk of poverty might be in the future? Our calculator will estimate your personal risk over the next 5, 10, or 15 years.

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