Jul 24, 2013 We took at a look at the workers who make the median wage, and it's not who you'd think.
Jul 24, 2013 Who earns median wage and what kind of education, housing, healthcare and retirement savings can they afford?
Jul 23, 2013 President Obama says he is going to refocus his efforts on the economy. How much can he really do?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 22, 2013 President Obama returns to Knox College in Illinois to revive his push for economic growth.
Jul 12, 2013 Movies and television have sometimes reflected and sometimes shaped our ideas of how the American middle class lives.
Jun 14, 2013 Is spending to give your kids a leg-up worth it? How much would you be willing to sacrifice?
Mar 15, 2013 A new HBO documentary takes a look at how millions of families have been left out in the cold in the richest country on Earth.
Feb 1, 2013 The modern American income tax celebrates its 100th anniversary this weekend.
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.
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.