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Census – average incomes up slightly

From NYT: The nation’s median household income rose slightly faster than inflation last year for the first time in six years, the Census Bureau reported yesterday. The rise, however, had little to do with bigger paychecks — in fact, both men and women earned less in 2005 than 2004. Rather, census officials said, more family members were taking jobs to make ends meet, and some people made more money from investments and other sources beyond wages. The glimmer of improvement came after years in which the economy slogged through the bursting of the 1990’s stock market boom, a brief economic downturn,

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