low-income

Recycled bikes provide affordable transportation

Apr 16, 2015
Groups around the country are refurbishing used bikes to help low-income people.
Posted In: Transportation, bicycling, low-income, recycling
Some tax preparers have been using predatory business practices against low-income customers.

Predatory tax preparers target low-income households

Apr 3, 2015
Some tax preparers charge high fees and make dubious loans to vulnerable clients.
Posted In: tax refunds, tax preparation, low-income, predatory lending
A Citi Bike user waits at a red light in Manhattan.

Bike sharing is increasing, but along income lines

Nov 21, 2014
Bike-sharing programs in New York City and around Washington, D.C. work on expanding their demographic reach.
Posted In: bike-share, low-income, unbanked, underbanked

Some kids who have to think about work-life balance

Oct 28, 2013
Low-income youth have to pitch in and serve as another parent for their siblings.
Posted In: Youth Radio, low-income, work life balance

Fill up your gas tank, pay off your car loan

Sep 5, 2013
The maker of a three-wheeled vehicle wants to get rid of the monthly car payment altogether.
Posted In: Auto, car, Elio, low-income

2012 tax season: Later deadline, smaller refund?

Apr 16, 2012
Tax procrastinators, breathe easy. This year's deadline is tomorrow, April 17th. There's extra time because April 15th fell on a Sunday this year, and today is Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia.
Posted In: Taxes, tax refund, low-income

Homes and the demographics of aging

Apr 5, 2012
Housing an Aging Population: Are We Prepared?
Posted In: Housing, rental, aging, baby boomers, low-income