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How rising rents, falling incomes crush communities

Jun 30, 2014
The long tail of the recession still wreaks havoc on renters' real estate market.
Posted In: rental market, apartments, New York City, affordable housing

Financial planning for political donors

Jun 30, 2014
A "donor-side consultant" helps the wealthy figure out which candidates to back.
Posted In: campaign finance, campaign contributions
New Study Names San Francisco As Most Expensive To Buy A Home

Defining the new middle class

Jun 27, 2014
A recent poll shows that fewer Americans call themselves middle class.
Posted In: middle class
Hungry and Homeless, a photo by James Jordan

Giving homes to the homeless without preconditions

Jun 27, 2014
Research shows that offering aid without preconditions has better results.
Posted In: homeless, Great Recession

Why won't millenials just buy houses already?

Jun 26, 2014
A new report stresses the problems millenials face in joining the housing market.
Posted In: Millenials, affordable housing, housing market

Bad transactions can lead to losing your bank account

Jun 23, 2014
How does a man with a six-figure income have no bank account?
Posted In: Banks, debit cards

Hollywood's influence on politics

Jun 23, 2014
Sure, Hollywood is sometimes called "Washington's ATM," but there's more than just money involved.
Posted In: hollywood, political donors

Watchmaking revived by at-risk youth

Jun 20, 2014
An unusual program combines students from tough backgrounds and expensive watches
Posted In: watches, job training

Take your tips from the June Vogue and spend $343,368

Jun 17, 2014
A data journalist at WNYC added it up.
Posted In: Vogue, magazines, WNYC

How gentrification could hit DC's middle class golfers

Jun 16, 2014
Local leaders are teeing up their redevelopment plans.
Posted In: Golf, gentrification, Washington D.C.

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