How the Middle Class Gets Scammed

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How the Middle Class Gets Scammed

Illustration: Namaah


nthony Gonsalves is your typical, unhappily married average Joe. He’s stuck in a dead-end job, making a little over 25 grand a month. His son is a year away from graduating college and entering middle-class serfdom. His wife, a homemaker, is the poster girl of sacrifice, silently craving the creature comforts that media peddles night and day.

That’s how you’d write him off in a hurry. But Anthony, pushing 60, has a secret.