Hedging: Romney Digs It, the Poor Not So Much

Abby Zimet

A new study finds that roughly a quarter of Americans have less than $100 in savings for an emergency, with almost a half having just $800. This, as news surfaces that Mittens put a cool $100-plus million of assets - above and beyond his stated $250 million net worth - into a borderline legal, ethically questionable, tax-dodging "Digging It" trust for his oblivious offspring. No disconnect there, nope. Visuals break down the demographics of the many thousands with almost no rainy day options.

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