Wealth & Poverty - Most Recent
Aug 21, 2012
Even as the economy continues to show signs of weakness, luxury retailers have still been doing well. One strategy? Bidding for customer loyalty from the moment kids step onto the playground.
Aug 20, 2012
Most employees still don't feel comfortable revealing how much money they make to family, friends, and coworkers.
Aug 20, 2012
It may be taboo to talk about your paycheck in America, but in Norway the income of every Norwegian is a matter of public record.
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.
Aug 9, 2012
If fun means fulfilling, education definitely helps.
Aug 7, 2012
A new review from the Annie E. Casey Foundation says the number of children living in homes where neither parent has full-time year-round work has jumped sharply after the recession.
Aug 6, 2012
Facebook's falling stock price has knocked the company's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, off the top 10 tech billionaires list. But he's still worth a lot.
Aug 3, 2012
A banker doesn't listen to her own advice and falls deep into credit card debt. She takes on a blue collar job to get herself back in the black.
Aug 1, 2012
Immigration and the migration of retirees are key factors in the growing trend of urban economic segregation.