Tell us how your savings have been affected by the downturn.
|Part one||Part two||Part three|
|The vanishing middle ground Many of the jobs that are disappearing today won’t come back||A generation of failure For a while, it looked like young workers had finally caught a break. It didn’t last long.||Making bad times good Many are finding the recession can deliver unexpected benefits|
|Part four||Part five||Part six|
|Pay up or get out The middle-class life has been built on debt for over a decade. Now that bill is due.||Retiring into the unknown With our nest eggs in ruins, the feds look at pensions for everyone||Forget the ’70s There are no simple solutions for the plight of the middle class, but all is not lost|