Oct 4, 2013
You've heard about the glass ceiling. But what about a "glass floor"?
Jul 22, 2013
A new study is being heralded as the first, most complete study of mobility and how it relates to where a child lives.
Mar 1, 2013
Relocating to a safer neighborhood with better schools can help families move up the economic ladder. But the change can be stressful, and complicated.
Oct 5, 2012
Three families living around the poverty line in San Diego tell Marketplace Money what it means to spend money when you don't have a whole lot of it.
Aug 22, 2012
Pew Research Center says middle class family income and wealth have shrunk.
Aug 17, 2012
Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe visits his childhood home -- a demolished public housing project in Chicago -- to see who made it out and who's moving up the economic ladder.