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In Atlanta, some say new toll lanes benefit wealthier drivers

Sep 23, 2013
As cities move from carpool lanes to toll lanes to ease highway congestion, one Atlanta group points to the uneven benefits of the plan.
Posted In: wealth, poverty, income divide, HOV, toll, carpool, Atlanta, congestion, Traffic

New job title: Mansion reporter

Sep 19, 2013
Publications are hiring reporters to cover the luxury life. Could you qualify?
Posted In: luxury, wealth, Jobs

Giving away your inheritance

Aug 16, 2013
Here's a conversation that might prove tricky: a young adult who tells her parents that she plans on giving away her inheritance.
Posted In: family, family finances, Charity, Inheritance, wealth

Subcompact cars and the income divide

Aug 6, 2013
As breaking into the middle class becomes harder, car companies are finding new ways to attract an expanding base of less-affluent consumers. They're offering more small car models with better features than ever before.
Posted In: cars, wealth, poverty, subcompact, Chevy Spark, Chevy, Income Gap

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

Detroit: You Know You're Wealthy When...

Jun 4, 2013
How do you know you're wealthy? Here's what people in a city that's $15 billion in debt had to say.
Posted In: Detroit, wealth, poverty, Personal Finance

How zoning affects the wealth gap

May 6, 2013
Lisa Prevost's new book, 'Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate,' looks at towns that have used zoning laws to keep low- and middle-income families out, in favor of the rich moving in.
Posted In: wealth, zoning, Northeast, Connecticut, Lisa Prevost, Housing

The young and rich: 'Give away our wealth'

Mar 25, 2013
It may sound crazy, but a group of wealthy young people is giving their inheritance money away.
Posted In: Inheritance, the wealthy, wealth, giving

Baltimore: You know you're wealthy when...

Mar 1, 2013
People from Baltimore finish the sentence, "You know you're wealthy when..."
Posted In: Baltimore, wealth

New Orleans residents: You know you're wealthy when...

Jan 28, 2013
In the third installment of Marketplace's "You Know You're Wealthy When" series, we traveled to New Orleans to ask residents of "The Big Easy" what being wealthy means to them.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, wealth, New Orleans

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