Jan 29, 2013 A recent report from the World Bank revelas a fifty percent increase in the size of Latin America's middle class. Broad economic growth brought more jobs and more women are joining the workforce.
Jan 2, 2013 Steve Presser, proprietor of Big Fun toy store in Cleveland, says although the deal to avert the fiscal cliff eases uncertainty among consumers, the payroll tax increase raises a whole other list of issues.
Jan 2, 2013 The short-term stimulus plan had pumped billions into the economy.
Jan 2, 2013 The 2 percent payroll tax rise means that a person who earns $50,000 a year will pay $1,000 more in taxes.
Dec 28, 2012 For two years, paychecks have been a little fatter thanks to a payroll-tax cut. But did it stimulate the economy, and what happens when it goes away?
Nov 2, 2012 Why are so many people in the middle class struggling right now? Author Hedrick Smith discusses the events that hurt the middle class and what can be done to help it.
Oct 4, 2012 Following the presidential debate, voters in the swing state of Ohio weigh in on what issues matter most for the middle class this election and who won the debate.
Oct 1, 2012 Commentator Michael Casey says the standard answers from the right and the left miss the point
Sep 21, 2012 What we can learn from American history about the presidential candidates' plans for the middle class.