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What kind of jewelry goes with a tattoo?

Apr 17, 2014
Millennials, born between 1982 and 2004, are growing up. And marketers are starting to pay attention.
Posted In: millennial, generation x

On a bus to nowhere

Apr 16, 2014
Many Silicon Valley homeless take "Hotel 22" bus for hours every night.
Posted In: homelessness, Silicon Valley, public transportation
Wal-mart

Food stamps: A reporter's notebook

Apr 3, 2014
Wal-mart, food stamps, and listener responses.
Posted In: food stamps, Reporter's Notebook

VIDEO: What if Wal-Mart paid its employees more?

Apr 3, 2014
Watch this animation from Slate's video team to find out.
Posted In: food stamps

Part III: Hungry for savings

Apr 3, 2014
Walmart donates billions to anti-hunger initiatives. Some of those efforts benefit its own employees.
Posted In: Walmart, food banks, Food, hunger, poverty

Part II: 'Save money, live better'

Apr 2, 2014
As real wages continue to decline, the food stamp economy keeps booming.
Posted In: food stamps, Walmart, SNAP
Walmart in Cleveland

Part I: The secret life of a food stamp

Apr 1, 2014
The biggest winners of the SNAP economy are the ones the government won’t tell you about.
Posted In: Walmart, SNAP, food stamps

What is an index fund?: An explainer

Apr 1, 2014
An index is quite simply a basket of shares.
Posted In: index funds
Detroit

Unpaid water bill? Detroit will turn off the tap

Mar 28, 2014
Half the bankrupt city's residents are delinquent on their water bills. Businesses, schools and the city itself owe more than $50 million in unpaid water bills.
Posted In: water, utilities, Detroit, bankruptcy

Fighting food deserts takes more than fresh produce

Mar 27, 2014
A California survey finds more food shops sell beer than milk.
Posted In: food deserts, grocery stores

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