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Looking for a job is like waiting on a bus


‘One Crisis Away’ KERA-TV Special Explores 4 Families On Financial Edge


One in 3 North Texans can’t weather a financial storm that lasts 90 days. The problem’s known as asset poverty, and it doesn’t discriminate. A job loss, health emergency, even legal trouble is enough to plunge a third of our friends and neighbors into financial distress. KERA’s series One Crisis Away is following four North Texas families on the financial edge.