Nearly half of American households are financially insecure

Sep 18, 2014
New research indicates even many middle class families don't have enough saved for an emergency.
Posted In: financial crisis, emergency, household

Americans face food insecurity despite economic growth

Sep 4, 2014
Food insecurity is down only slightly.
Posted In: food security, household, USDA

The cost of living... in the White House

Mar 2, 2012
The president lives in that big ol' D.C. mansion, where he's waited on hand and foot at the taxpayers' expense, right? Not exactly. Author Jodi Kantor says being president is plenty hard on the pocketbook.
Posted In: Obama, president, white house, pizza, frugal, expense, household, Kantor

Americans make progress with debt -- the hard way

Jan 19, 2012
U.S. households are ahead of the other major industrial nations in shedding debts.
Posted In: debt, household, home equity, Economy