Many Americans say their financial situation is worse since the Great Recession Home › Forums › Financial Preparedness › Many Americans say their financial situation is worse since the Great Recession This topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Crow Bar 5 months ago. Author Posts June 14, 2019 at 10:07 am #19954 Crow BarKeymaster https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/14/many-americans-say-their-finances-are-worse-since-the-great-recession.html For us, it is health care. The ACA was a real kick in the wallet. June 14, 2019 at 10:29 am #19955 Josefina ArenasParticipant Crow Bar– yes, Obamacare gave us much worse healthcare at higher costs. It managed to change out future plans. June 14, 2019 at 11:36 am #19957 Crow BarKeymaster Yeah, we, along with most of the middle class, fall into the “We cannot afford to use it!” category. It is great if you qualify for the subsidy. But for the rest of us, it is a primary reason the middle class is growing smaller, or is harder to get into. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.