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Blacks and Hispanics may be more optimistic than whites about their financial future, but their financial present is typically much bleaker.
A new CNN/Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that 55% of blacks and 52% of Hispanics said it was easier for them to achieve the American Dream than their parents.
That’s compared to only 35% of whites. Blacks and Hispanics interviewed by CNNMoney said they feel they have more opportunity these days in terms of education and jobs.
Here are five ways blacks and Hispanics trail whites economically.
Source: CNN Money