Wealth & Poverty at a glance

Debt collections

1 in 3 Americans have past due debt

Jul 29, 2014
What what happens if your debt goes into collection?
Posted In: bad debt, collection, bills

Of borders and businesses: moving forward in Murrieta

Jul 17, 2014
Have anti-immigration protests affected business in Murrieta, California?
Posted In: immigration reform, illegal immigration, Murrieta, protests

Gini: the measure of inequality

Jul 10, 2014
The Gini Index is the most common measure of wealth distribution within nations
Posted In: income inequality, statistics

Truckers strike at key port for trade with Asia

Jul 8, 2014
Escalation of the strike at this major port could have a nationwide impact.
Posted In: trucks, labor rights

How a hotel earns five stars: the checklist

Jul 2, 2014
A look at how hotels like Hyatt's newest in Manhattan earn a top tier rating.

How rising rents, falling incomes crush communities

Jun 30, 2014
The long tail of the recession still wreaks havoc on renters' real estate market.
Posted In: rental market, apartments, New York City, affordable housing

Financial planning for political donors

Jun 30, 2014
A "donor-side consultant" helps the wealthy figure out which candidates to back.
Posted In: campaign finance, campaign contributions
New Study Names San Francisco As Most Expensive To Buy A Home

Defining the new middle class

Jun 27, 2014
A recent poll shows that fewer Americans call themselves middle class.
Posted In: middle class
Hungry and Homeless, a photo by James Jordan

Giving homes to the homeless without preconditions

Jun 27, 2014
Research shows that offering aid without preconditions has better results.
Posted In: homeless, Great Recession

Why won't millenials just buy houses already?

Jun 26, 2014
A new report stresses the problems millenials face in joining the housing market.
Posted In: Millenials, affordable housing, housing market
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