Jan 16, 2012 A new study out finds larger percentages of Americans are seeing conflicts between the haves and the have-nots.
Jan 11, 2012 School-subsidized lunch programs report staggering numbers of students in need of help.
Dec 29, 2011 It's the most wonderful time of the year... At least for cosmetic surgeons.
Dec 21, 2011 The Transportation Security Administration has had a rough year, but now employees at Los Angeles International Airport have joined together to bring a little holiday cheer.
Feb 2, 2012 Unemployment and foreclosures have forced many more households to cut budgets to the bone this year. How some families are coping with the holidays now that they're no longer middle class.
Dec 9, 2011 Learn tips on how to explain to children why they didn't get everything on their wish lists.
Feb 2, 2012 There is growing disparity between the "haves" and the "have nots," but most Americans say they don't think the government should focus on closing the gap
Dec 2, 2011 Crafting gifts is easier on the wallet, but often low on satisfaction. We talk to Meg Favreau of Wisebread.com about how to make presents that won't end up in the back of a closet.
Dec 2, 2011 Holiday giving is your last shot to slide in extra tax deductions for the year, but Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell says there are deeper motivations behind end-of-the-year donations.