Feb 20, 2014 A new report from the Brookings Institution tracks American cities with the highest and lowest rates of economic inequality. Some cities with less inequality look a lot like the suburbs.
Aug 12, 2013 A joint special project from The Atlantic and Marketplace looking at how the global economy is reshaping small town America.
Jun 21, 2013 The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ supports immigration reform as a way to reduce city expenses and grow local economies.
May 24, 2013 A lot of parents are finding their living spaces crowded by adult children who have moved back in -- or never moved out. When is it time to give your kids a gentle nudge to take control of their own finances and go it alone?
Oct 25, 2012 A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that multi-generational living is on the rise. In 2010, 4.4 percent of U.S. households had three or more generations living under one roof.
Aug 20, 2012 Memphis -- a city that has struggled with population decline and high unemployment -- wants its native sons and daughters to help fuel a comeback.
Jul 18, 2012 CNBC has come out with its annual ranking of the best states for business. This year, Texas was number one.
Jun 27, 2012 Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Jun 22, 2012 New research from the Brookings Institution says Americans will pay up to $1,500 more in rent every month to live in a "walkable" neighborhood -- say, a place near their dry cleaners or grocery store or favorite restaurant.