Pew study finds widest income gap among Asians, in research on U.S. ethnic groups

Jul 13, 2018
U.S. Asians have a ton of income inequality. It's growing, says Pew

Women CEOs outperform men, so why aren't companies giving them the top job?

Aug 17, 2017
Julie Creswell at the New York Times and Jena McGregor at the Washington Post have both written about the lack of women at the top of corporate America.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra holds a media briefing prior to the start of the 2015 GM Annual Meeting of Stockholders at GM world headquarters June 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. 
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Start teaching your kids how to manage their money

Feb 10, 2017
Author Beth Kobliner gives us tips on how to handle the topic.
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Ending inequality: Chuck Collins' message to the 1 percent

Collins, author of "Born on Third Base," joined us to talk about the country's wealth gap.
A woman looks to an abandoned foreclosed home in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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Will today's generation be poorer than their parents?

Jul 14, 2016
More households in advanced economies are facing frozen or falling incomes.
Young people today are at risk of being poorer than their parents.
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Turns out ... lefties make less

Dec 12, 2014
New study shows righties have the upper hand.

PODCAST: (Not) talking about pay

Apr 8, 2014
Banco Popular is shifting eastward from Los Angeles and Chicago. And looking at giving and taking in the workplace.

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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.
Edgar Perez sells cars at Bunnin Chevrolet in Culver City, California. Perez owns a compact car and says he'll keep buying small cars even after he gets his MBA. 
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The growing income gap, state by state

Nov 15, 2012
A new analysis highlights states with wide income inequality, and suggests ways to narrow the gap.

Rich and poor in San Diego speak out on wealth gap

Oct 5, 2012
Residents of San Diego's wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods reflect on opportunity, responsibility and the American Dream.