8.5% Unemployment? More Like 15.6%

Officially, the unemployment rate is 8.5%, but that’s just part of the picture. It doesn’t count those who have given up looking for work, or those who are working part-time when they’d rather be working full-time. The real unemployment rate may be closer to 15.6%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Yikes.

The real unemployment rate? Try 15.6% [MSN Money] (Photo: Lisa Pisa)