The expiration of pandemic-era government benefits is partially responsible for the increases in poverty.
The trust fund supplementing income taxes could run dry within 10 years. Dennis Jansen of Texas A&M suggests reforms.
Research finds that the money your parents are making when you're a teen, rather than child, is more predictive of your outcomes as an adult.
Wage increases have been eaten by high inflation.
Inflation is eating away at incomes while the delta variant is discouraging consumers from going out and spending.
The monthly payments can lead to small changes that have long-term effects, experts say.
But those earning under $25,000 are about as anxious now as they were before the pandemic.
The median U.S. household income was $533 higher last year than in 2017, which economists say is statistically insignificant.
New study examines race and student debt.