According to a Census Bureau report, nearly 40 million Americans were still living in poverty in 2017.
Smashing another stereotype, a new study shows that Asians are the "most economically divided" group in the U.S.
Seattle: $72,092 Low costs of living make it easier for El Paso residents to make ends meet with the $42,037 median income
8. Illinois: 60043 City: New Orleans Median home value: $374,400 City: Sullivan's Island Median home value: $1,476,100 City
FindTheBest is a tech company that collects and interprets data collected from different websites. They’ve created an interactive map detailing the median income in each of the 50 states.
This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One of the Best in the Country
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing workers' wages kills jobs and makes businesses leave the state, I want you to send them this article.
According to the latest Demographia International Affordability Housing survey, which ranks the affordability of cities across the globe with major markets of populations over 1 million, New York does not place in the top ten most unaffordable cities in the world.
The lack of civic engagement and participation cedes the power to the few. The few can legislate and elect legislators whose positions are not necessarily consonant with the will or desires of the majority. In essence, it devolves the political system to one of minority rule.
Officially, the recession ended five years ago. But there's something the financial newscasters don't tell you: Unless you're rich, those numbers don't apply to you.
It is true that the rate of economic growth has quickened, but that rate is still low by pre-recession standards. In July the IMF actually cut the U.S. growth forecast for 2014 to just 1.7 percent, the CBO's in August was just 1.5 percent. These are not stellar growth numbers.