The cost of fast food meals calculated in worker wages

May 15, 2014
The push for raising fast food worker wages has gone global.
Posted In: income, fast food, McDonald's, unions, wages
An income tax form.

Twitter Chat Roundup: Do you tell people how much you make?

Jan 24, 2014
Do the non-rich feel comfortable telling people how much money they have?
Posted In: income, paychecks

Consumer spending and personal income rise in August

Sep 27, 2013
Today's economic indicators could be a positive sign for end-of-year growth.
Posted In: income, economic indicators

Jeep: A car brand for rich and poor alike

Aug 6, 2013
When it comes to cars, there are brands for rich people -- Mercedes, Audi, BMW -- and there are cars for people of more modest means -- Chevys, Fords, Toyotas. But just as many people at the bottom of the income ladder buy Jeeps as people at the top.
Posted In: Jeep, Chrysler, income, wealth, cars

Quiz: How does China compare?

Jul 22, 2013
When it comes to per capita income level, which country is most like China?
Posted In: China, income, GDP

Signs of weakness in how much we make and how much we spend

Apr 29, 2013
U.S. personal income and consumer spending increased by 0.2 percent in March. Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, discusses the numbers and what they mean for the economy.
Posted In: consumer spending, income, Taxes

Personal income, spending up for American consumers

Apr 1, 2013
Consumers had a strong February -- spending jumped 0.7 percent and personal income rose 1.1 percent.
Posted In: consumer, consumer spending, income

Personal income and its effects at the ballot box

Sep 27, 2012
Well we are 40 days away from Election Day here in the U.S. And there's some new polling about just how much a voter's income determines his or her vote.
Posted In: income, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 47 percent

Do you tell people how much money you make?

Aug 24, 2012
Employees who earn less money than they feel they're worth are more likely to share their salary with friends and family. Meanwhile, those who are paid more, keep quiet.
Posted In: salary, income, pay check

The naked paycheck

Aug 24, 2012
A group of friends break the pay taboo and bare their salaries.
Posted In: salary, income