Wealth & Poverty - Most Recent
Mar 15, 2013
Twitter headquarters has lured other companies to a stretch of Market Street. The city economy is growing, but not everyone benefits.
Mar 14, 2013
Working moms want to work more -- at least in part because they need to in this economy. At the same time, the number of Americans who think moms shouldn’t work full-time (or at all) is still surprisingly high. The Pew Research Center just released its report on modern parenthood.
Mar 13, 2013
It’s becoming harder, especially in certain cities, for low-income people to find affordable rental housing.
Mar 12, 2013
A report from the U.S. Green Buildings Council, supported by former President Bill Clinton and the PTA, details scary estimates of how much it would cost to upgrade public schools in this country.
Mar 11, 2013
As the budget battle to cut entitlements heats up, some argue that raising the retirement age will force the poor to subsidize the rich because the rich live longer.
Mar 8, 2013
You may have been forwarded an unusual YouTube video this week, based on an economic analysis of income inequality. But where did it come from?
Mar 8, 2013
The recent federal tax increase on the top 1 percent of earners means some of the wealthiest Americans will pay taxes at the highest level since 1979. But the wealthy are also wealthier too -- and their money goes further.
Mar 4, 2013
The latest income tax increase on the wealthy could result in their paying a greater share of income in federal taxes since 1979. Their income has increased even more.
Mar 1, 2013
Some retailers run special promotions to lure customers in during tax refund season.