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Jack Regan - Feeling lucky

A mail processor for the United States Postal Service, the South Kingstown resident is three years from retirement. He's seen a 15% drop in his income.

I'm lucky. I have a job. I probably won't lose it. I'm near the end of my working career.

I'm one that never believed in living over my head. I pay off all my credit cards every month. I'm not hurting.

[But] I'm not getting anywhere near the overtime I used to. I'm not making as much money so I have to cut back. I'm driving less and I didn't take a vacation for the last two years.

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Last updated April 14 2009: 11:21 AM ET
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