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?
Apr 26, 2013 U.S. GDP grew at an annual pace of 2.5 percent in the first quarter, disappointing investors and many economists. But why is GDP growth necessary?
Mar 31, 2013 Chasing your dream can take a lot of time and cash. And there's no guarantee that doing what you love will work out exactly as you had hoped.
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.