by Aviva Shen Posted on December 23, 2013
New spending data for November show that Americans are spending their savings on big investments like cars and computers.
by Aviva Shen Posted on December 16, 2013 Updated: December 18, 2013
Bloomberg seems determined to invalidate a law to require businesses that receive $1 million in city aid to pay their workers a living wage.
by Alan Pyke Posted on December 9, 2013
Household wealth rose by almost $2 trillion in just three months, but is still trillions behind where it was before the financial crisis.
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by Bryce Covert Posted on December 4, 2013
Nearly half of families are struggling lower-middle class, where they rely on public benefits and face economic insecurity.
by Christopher Butterfield Posted on November 26, 2013
The pope denounced a system that leads to growing inequality and leaves the poor behind.
by Bryce Covert Posted on November 26, 2013
A record number of workers also say they worry "a lot" about losing their jobs.
by Alan Pyke Posted on November 18, 2013
There were almost 700,000 fewer middle-income families in the country over the past three years than there were from 2007-2009.
by Aviva Shen Posted on November 18, 2013
The stock market is enjoying unprecedented highs, but the vast majority workers are struggling with record low wages.
by Bryce Covert Posted on November 15, 2013
Janet Yellen told Senators that the Federal Reserve can help create economic growth to combat inequality, but that austerity is working against it.
by Bryce Covert Posted on November 5, 2013
Many are making poverty wages while incomes at the top continue to climb.