by Alan Pyke Posted on April 7, 2015
Despite contentious public policy debate for years, nobody really knows what works and what doesn't when it comes to job training for people on public assistance.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 6, 2015
Kansas also enacted reforms that impose strict lifetime limits on benefits and ban recipients from withdrawals at movie theaters and nail salons.
by Carl Gibson - Guest Contributor Posted on April 4, 2015
Water rates have skyrocketed in the past three years.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 17, 2015
Despite an intentionally vague structure, we know just how devastating the food stamps cuts Republicans are set to unveil this week would be if they passed.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 16, 2015
Allowing undocumented immigrant beneficiaries of the president's executive action to work would generally boost their individual wages by six to ten percent.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 16, 2015
Working families headed by people of color are twice as likely to be poor as white families.
by Hannah Hussey - Guest Contributor Posted on March 12, 2015
A new report documents how LGBT women face a high risk of financial instability.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on March 12, 2015
For people living in poverty, depression is linked to obesity.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 11, 2015
Montel Williams has been the face of MoneyMutual since 2009. From now on, his ads for the payday loan facilitator will feature a disclaimer warning New York residents not to bother applying because the loans in question violate state law.
by Scott Rodd - Guest Contributor Posted on March 11, 2015
How can the residents of Beattyville, Kentucky overcome the deep poverty that's become entrenched in their town?