By Bryce Covert on April 16, 2014
Women's increased work hours have added more than $1.7 trillion to economic growth.
By Bryce Covert on April 15, 2014
The Earned Income Tax Credit means the difference between buying the necessities and hardship for many poor families.
By Igor Volsky on April 15, 2014
"While women prefer to HAVE a higher-earning partner, men generally prefer to BE the higher-earning partner in a relationship," she writes.
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Filing taxes may feel like a drag, but tax rates are actually relatively low in the United States.
The law will stymie the efforts of activists in Oklahoma City to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
By Alan Pyke on April 15, 2014
Median rent exceeds what the median worker can afford in 90 separate U.S. cities, according to a new analysis.
If it were a country, that figure would represent the third largest economy in the world.
By Bryce Covert on April 14, 2014
A lack of a strong safety net explains why so many American single mothers live in poverty compared to our peers.
The gender wage gap among federal workers has shrunk from 30 percent to 13 percent over the last decade.
The deficit continued to fall in the first part of 2014, continuing last year's steep decline.