The biggest factor is entrepreneurship, where inequities resulted in a $13 trillion loss.
Who actually benefits when Wall Street hits a record?
Housing wealth and other protections advantage owners over renters.
A lot of it comes down to taxation, the stock market and the country's demographic makeup.
Writer Maura Cheeks looks back at how race has affected her family's finances over several generations.
Present societies can learn from Teotihuacán's narrow wealth gap, says one archaeologist.
New study examines race and student debt.
We hear a lot about the income gap between top executives and workers, and it turns out that gap continues after retirement, too. The Institute for Policy Studies reports the 100 CEOs with the biggest retirement plans each have anywhere from $25 million to nearly $1 billion set aside by their employers in individual pension […]
It will take black families 228 years to amass the wealth that white families have today, according to the study's findings.