It's repetitive for some to hear, but important for everybody to know: You can't explain Millennial economic behavior without explaining that real wages for young Americans have collapsed.
When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.
An interview with Daniel Pink, the bestselling author of Drive and the host of Crowd Control, a new show on human behavior on the National Geographic Channel
Why Millennial women will make more than their mothers, but less than their brothers
The paradox of the American Dream: The best cities to get ahead are often the most expensive places to live, and the most affordable places to live can be the worst cities to get ahead.
If pop music is too homogenous, that's because listeners want it that way.
Why many companies now take their cues from religious sects
Record companies are tracking download and search data to predict which new songs will be hits. This has been good for business—but is it bad for music?
The desire to be around similar people is universal, but not all high schools break down into hardened, John Hughes-style clusters and hierarchies. Why not?
Three theories about today's biggest economic mystery: If unemployment is shrinking, why aren't wages growing?
The surprising benefits of taking your 20s to use the labor market as a laboratory, rather than commit to the first company that happens to hire you
Wealth inequality has spiraled out of control for two reasons—middle-class Americans aren't making enough money and they're saving virtually none of it.
Call it a tax break.
Does $300,000 put you in the top 0.1 percent? It does if you're under 31.
Blue America has a problem: Even after adjusting for income, left-leaning metros tend to have worse income inequality and less affordable housing.
The sudden collapse in gas prices is a mix of good news (energy production is up, all over the world) and bad news (there is no good economic growth story, anywhere).
Blame 35-to-44-year-olds, the true cheapest generation
No law school beats Harvard. No degree beats Petroleum Engineering. And if money is truly your only object, consider grad school in California.
In reality, twice as many Americans believe in witches as are afraid of Ebola. At what point does the media's coverage of the country's "overreaction" to the virus become another overreaction?
The pay-TV package has unraveled more in the last 24 hours than in the previous 24 months.