A new study from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University finds that nearly 50 percent of renters are “cost-burdened,” meaning they pay more than 30 percent of their income to rent housing. This is nearly double from the less than one-quarter of renters who paid that much in 1960.
The U.S. economy is growing faster, corporate profits are rising and companies are laying off the fewest workers in six years.
A new study finds that there were nearly an additional 5,000 suicides worldwide in 2009 thanks to the Great Recession.
Driving in America has stalled, leading researchers to ask: Is the national love affair with the automobile over?
A record number of young adults are living with their parents.
Drawing renewed attention to the economy, President Barack Obama will return this week to an Illinois college where he once spelled out a vision for an expanded and strengthened middle class as a freshman U.S. senator, long before the Great Recession would test his presidency.
Late boomers and Generation=Xers might want to reconsider their retirement plans.
U.S. banks are ending the year with their best profits since 2006 and fewer failures than at any time since the financial crisis struck in 2008. They’re helping support an economy slowed by high unemployment, flat pay, sluggish manufacturing and anxious consumers.
More Americans are worried about their finances now than they were at the end of the Great Recession in 2009.
A new report put out by the Pew Research Center finds that the median income is worse now than it was during the Great Recession.