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By Gretchen Frazee
As your wealth declines, so, too, does your health. We all need to be a little more creative about how to tackle both, writes Andrea Levere, president of Prosperity Now.
By Andrea Levere
A new outlook issued Wednesday by the International Monetary Fund drew some startling conclusions about the U.S. economy. The report asserts that the American middle class is gradually shrinking, the seven-year economic recovery is starting to slow and the pronounced…
By PBS NewsHour
A group of low-income workers in New York City are getting a larger tax refund this year. It’s part of an experiment to see what would happen if the lawmakers expanded the Earned Income Tax Credit, a four-decade-old program with…
By Sam Weber, Laura Fong
Billionaire Warren Buffett pledged years ago to donate almost all of his vast wealth to charity. One project that could benefit is the fight against concentrated poverty, which Buffett said has turned the American Dream for some into the American…
By Megan Thompson
By Anya van Wagtendonk
Although U.S. welfare spending has shot up in the last three decades, it is helping fewer of America’s poorest citizens, says a new study out of Johns Hopkins University.
By Robert Pursell
President Barack Obama unveiled a 2015 budget Tuesday that looks to expand on his second term goal of reducing economic inequality. Dubbed the “Opportunity for All” budget, Obama’s plan includes higher spending on employment and job-training programs and the elimination…
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