Being "middle class" in America isn't just about income. It's about the confidence that you can afford a home, a successful education for your kids, a vacation and the other trappings of the American dream. For many middle-class Americans hit by what many are calling the worst economic downturn since the 1930s, that dream is slipping away.
For one couple in California, the edge of the middle class is creeping closer. "We might be homeless in five months," they say. "It's the subject of...Full Story