Wealth & Poverty - Most Recent
May 29, 2013
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that four-in-ten families have mothers who are the primary or sole earner.
May 28, 2013
The founder says WorldStar entertains, informs and tells it like it is. Critics say the sites viral videos are often exploitative.
May 27, 2013
Democrats in the Senate agreed to an amendment that would ban anyone ever convicted of certain violent crimes from receiving SNAP food stamps -- for their entire lives.
May 24, 2013
Government programs aren't the only safety nets that people fall back on. In the first of our "Safety Net Confessionals" we hear from Frank Paiano and one of the cousins he helped financially.
May 23, 2013
Kobe Bryant's legal battle with his mother over the sale of his childhood memorabilia is an extreme example of the pressure some pro athletes feel from their families when they become wealthy.
May 22, 2013
We're hosting a live chat on our investigative series on predatory lending to soldiers and their families.
May 20, 2013
Commerce Secretary nominee and Hyatt heiress Penny Pritzker will have to shift her billions to avoid conflicts of interest, and prepare for questions about the family business.
May 17, 2013
With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program.
May 17, 2013
The government provides countless resources to help military families with financial literacy and even offers low interest loans to help them in times of emergency. So, why are many troops opting to take out risky payday loans instead?
May 16, 2013
Walmart could be liable for millions in damages because it controls the supply chain, even if it doesn't employ the workers directly.