Shereen Marisol Meraji
Sep 12, 2012 The U.S. Census Bureau released the latest figures on the nation's poverty rates. Nothing much has changed, and that's not a good thing for the economy.
Sep 14, 2012 The noted African American media commentator and university professor take their road show to key election battleground states in hopes of pushing poverty onto the front burner of the presidential election agenda.
Sep 12, 2012 The well-known author, philosopher and Princeton professor is embarking today on a four-state tour aimed at bringing awareness to poverty issues in the United States.
Sep 10, 2012 Scott Reynolds Nelson argues in his new book, "A Nation of Deadbeats," that Americans' deadbeat nature has been the cause of many of the country's economic crisis.
Sep 7, 2012 All kinds of loans can get dismissed in bankruptcy work, except for student loans. But there are some exceptions to this rule.
Sep 4, 2012 Companies in some of the weaker eurozone economies are facing much higher borrowing costs, as much as 50 percent higher than for companies in Germany.
Aug 28, 2012 Employees who earn less money than they feel they're worth are more likely to share their salary with friends and family. Meanwhile, those who are paid more, keep quiet.
Aug 24, 2012 A group of friends break the pay taboo and bare their salaries.
Aug 23, 2012 New data from Gallup shows that 25 percent of Mississippi residents have struggled to feed their families at some point over the last 12 months. On average, 18 percent of respondents in the U.S. say they've lacked money for food at least once recently.