Trickle-down failure: The cult-like Republican belief in tax cuts isn’t supported by results. It's leading to an apocalypse of debt and inequality. Since the Reagan administration, Republicans have fervently
Economic growth has slowed for more than a year now. The slowdown fundamentally reflects a failure of the Trump administration to help struggling middle-class families. Incomes have grown only modestly
Meritocracy prizes achievement above all else, making everyone—even the rich—miserable. Maybe there’s a way out. In the summer of 1987, I graduated from a public high school in Austin, Texas, and headed
This sneaky practice could be costing you thousands of dollars. The summer she was 17, Marisa worked as a line cook at a boutique hotel. Every afternoon, she’d change into her chef’s whites, tuck her under
Income inequality has been rising across the United States for some time now, at least since the mid-1970s according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The growth in inequality has not been
This is the first story in a series about Americans' financial health based on a survey provided by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to financial education and empowerment.
I’m a white college professor who studies racism, about to marry a white man who grew up poor. The first several months of our relationship were a delicate dance of conversations about race and social
US economic data leaves us in the dark. If we don’t change the way we measure such progress, we’re unlikely to have much of it The economy is getting bigger, but not better. Not for most Americans, anyway.
Chase — as in JPMorgan Chase — just doesn’t get why Americans aren’t saving money! But plenty of Americans, including Elizabeth Warren, have some ideas. In a widely ridiculed, now-deleted tweet, the official