Jul 16, 2012 Liberal pundit James Carville explains why class matters in this year's presidential election in his new book, ''It's the Middle Class, Stupid!''
Jun 12, 2012 Low-income earners lost less ground in recession than college-educated middle class.
Jun 11, 2012 As part of our ongoing middle class photo project, we followed up with a listener who told us being middle class means setting a goal and getting there. Tell us what you think it means to be middle class.
Jun 6, 2012 Going over listeners' responses to our recent Wealth & Poverty stories on the 'black Beverly Hills' and the middle class.
Jun 4, 2012 Many Americans agree that the country's economy needs a stronger middle-class. But American voters seem divided on the role that unions play in providing that.
Middle Class Photo Project
Jul 8, 2012 What's a picture perfect way to define the middle class? Your photos of course! Explore how others picture the middle class and upload your own snapshot to our Middle Class Photo Project.
Mar 5, 2012 Steve and Suellen Daniels never imagined that in their mid-50s they would struggle this much.
Mar 2, 2012 Marketplace's Wealth and Poverty reporters talked with people from all over the country, and many, regardless of their earning power, had very little in the way of savings.
Mar 1, 2012 According to Gallup's latest data, about two-thirds of Americans who put themselves as the middle class, and most voters overall are not concerned about the wealth gap.