From going to bed hungry to running from debt collectors, the nation's poorest are stressed out in ways most of us can't imagine.
Restaurant kitchen managers, vet techs, daycare directors... they all share one thing in common: Each day they take on a great deal of stress but don't get paid much for doing so.
Veterinary technicians not only have to deal with frightened, helpless animals, but low pay and hefty student loan bills make this stressful job even tougher.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said this week that he's the first to offer all employees free tuition. But there's plenty of other companies already offering their hourly workers money for their education.
Fast food and retail store workers are leading the charge to increase low wages. But these five professions are also stuck with near minimum wages, despite a high level of training and skills or long hours at their jobs.
Health problems, job loss and caring for others leave many women struggling financially in retirement. These five women share their challenges and how they make ends meet.