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In Connecticut, ALICE continues to struggle

Coined in 2009 by United Way of America, the term ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) describes those Americans who live above the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) yet still find it difficult to make ends meet. New research in Connecticut and other states reveals the hardships faced by millions of these Americans and suggests that in order to address economic instability in our communities, we must focus on the needs of ALICE.