The Middle Class Trap Keeps People Stuck and Scared

The Middle Class trap is an organized structure that keeps people in place. Although the middle class is doing better than the working class, they’re still just hanging by a thread, teetering on the brink of financial ruin. 

There's Nothing Wrong With Being Middle Class

There’s nothing wrong with being solidly middle class. If everyone ascended into the ranks of the upper class, the middle class would cease to exist. And a strong middle class is fundamental to a strong society 

The middle-class trap isn't bad because it keeps people stuck in the middle class. That’s not what this trap does. 

Instead of looking upwards with a gleam in their eyes of what their futures hold, what opportunities their kids may have, folks in the middle are terrified of losing it all. 

The Middle Class Trap Keeps People Teetering on the Brink of Ruin

The system is the way it is by design. There are structures in place designed to keep people trapped in their jobs.  

The Middle Class Trap Keeps People Stuck in their jobs

The high cost of living, stagnant wages, and access to healthcare primarily through employers all work to keep people stuck at their jobs.  American's don't have the safety or security to take entrepreneurial risks. 

There, but for the grace of god go I

Most of the middle class is just one medical emergency, one job loss, or one financial emergency away from poverty. This fear keeps us complacent. 

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