August 30, 2013
Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News
- A recent study shows that financial strain significantly impairs the ability to make good decisions.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/sciencefair/2013/08/29/poverty-decision-experiment/2727439/ (USA Today)
- ThinkProgress shares the story of one man in recovery from a mental illness and who has experienced homelessness in DC. With supportive mental health services and a housing program, he is now living in his own apartment.
- NPR takes a look at the definition of the federal poverty line and raises questions about the formula behind it.