From six figures to the poverty line
From six figures to the poverty line
Previous pay: $130,000
Current pay: $15,000
Where they live: Their foreclosed home, awaiting eviction


This family of 5 represents what it can look like when the bottom falls out of the middle class.

They live in Morris County, N.J., where the median household income is $91,403.

Unwilling to show their faces, they still wanted to share their story. The father used to make over $100,000. But then his 6-figure, telecom job of 20 years went to India.

They haven't paid their mortgage since 2009 and wake up each morning wondering if today will be the day they are evicted.



By Poppy Harlow @CNNMoney - Last updated February 02 2012: 3:38 PM ET

Meet one family of five that is barely getting by on what they describe as 'teenage salaries.'

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