Wealth & Poverty - Most Commented
Mar 13, 2013
It’s becoming harder, especially in certain cities, for low-income people to find affordable rental housing.
Oct 5, 2012
Clifford Fleischbein and DeeDee Varner used to make $250,000 a year. They're now living just above the poverty line in San Diego.
Sep 21, 2012
What we can learn from American history about the presidential candidates' plans for the middle class.
Aug 17, 2012
Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe visits his childhood home -- a demolished public housing project in Chicago -- to see who made it out and who's moving up the economic ladder.
Jul 26, 2012
The father of supply-side economics explains why he's against raising taxes on the rich, and the problems with being so against income inequality.
Jan 24, 2012
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has finally released his tax returns. How does he compare to the average millionaire, and the average American?
Oct 4, 2013
The Valley loves its rags to riches stories. What a tech meritocracy millionaire has to say about his own rise.
Jun 28, 2013
Movies and television have sometimes reflected and sometimes shaped our ideas of how the American middle class lives.
May 14, 2013
World Finance has outperformed the market and financial stocks through the recession. But is World’s high-interest small-dollar loan business sound and sustainable?
May 2, 2013
Barriers to minority franchise ownership remain, but some black entrepreneurs are leading the way.