Will we live longer if we make more money?

Categories: Community Engagement, Income and Jobs

We all know that what we eat and how much we exercise has a big impact on our health. But did you know that the money you make also has a direct correlation to your risk for preventable diseases? This is a topic we will be talking about more in the Monadnock region. Check out this article by Keene State students, Sara Myers, Jessica Schaper, and Kirsten Agla who created a minimum wage calculator and survey for their course Political Economy and Inequality. The survey was administered at Healthy Monadnock’s Living Wage summit.

The recap of their initial survey can be found here.