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Fast Company
10 mins | May 13, 2020

This is why everyone thinks they are middle class (even if they aren’t)

Are reality shows, the 2008 financial crash and student debt making American feel poorer than they are? Pavithra Mohan writing in Fast Company investigates why so many Americans are identifying as middle class despite their elevated bank balances. She claims that in a world of "Kardashians, Real Housewives, and $300 million baseball contracts" people's perception of what upper class really means has become somewhat jaded.

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