Policy Point of the Day Archive

February 23, 2017

A recent survey by Forbes reveals that 56% of Americans have less than $1,000 in their bank accounts. Nearly 25% have less than $100 to their name. 

February 22, 2017

Head Start in PA serves over 35,000 children and approximately 40,481 families. Head Start is a pre-school program for low-income children from birth to 5 years old. 

February 21, 2017

A recent Forbes survey has found that an estimated 38% of Americans said they would pay less than the full balance on their credit card this month and that 11% plan to make just the minimum payment. 

February 17, 2017

A new report by the Young Invincibles has discovered that millennials are earning about 20% less than baby boomers despite being better educated. Millennials also have less than half the net-worth of boomers; drastically higher student debt; and a lower home ownership rate. 

February 16, 2017

The latest US Department of Health and Human Services statistics show that about 57% of Pennsylvanians drink monthly, ranking PA 18th highest. NH tops the list at 64% with UT lowest at 31%.