Mar 31, 2014 Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Dec 18, 2012 Fiscal cliff negotiations on tax rates hinge on an issue that has vexed the tax policy debate for years: What income level defines rich?
Dec 14, 2012 Those who earn $50,000 to $75,000 donate about eight percent of their discretionary income. That's twice as much -- percentage-wise -- as those making above $200,000.
Oct 19, 2012 The very wealthy have access to lots of things most of us don't -- that's just the way it goes. But what about when it's a matter or life or death?
Oct 5, 2012 Residents of San Diego's wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods reflect on opportunity, responsibility and the American Dream.
Sep 7, 2012 Actor Hill Harper discusses why it is important for everyone -- rich and poor -- to really understand money and its place in our lives.
Aug 31, 2012 Sal Sunseri, the owner of P&J Oyster company in New Orleans, explains how the oyster business has been affected by hurricane Isaac.
Aug 29, 2012 How have the changes to New Orleans' newspaper affected its ability to cover Hurricane Isaac? NOLA.com's James O'Byrne discusses the Times-Picayune's digital strategy.
Aug 29, 2012 The $14 billion invested in the New Orleans levee system after Hurricane Katrina has begun to pay off in the latest storm, but what lessons have we learned about cost, benefit and risk?