Here’s How To Help Furloughed Government Workers
Fourteen percent of the government employees impacted by the shutdown make less than $50,000 a year, according to
The Washington Post. On top of that, about 40% of Americans have less than $400 in savings, according to
NPR. With numbers like those, missing a paycheck is simply not feasible for many government workers and, as a result, the shutdown is taking a debilitating toll on their finances.