“You can feel like making $800,000 is almost like living in poverty."
Companies are providing debt assistance to their employees—a nice, and rarefied, perk.
A series of recent protests have highlighted the distinctive role of female activists in the African American community.
The country’s heavy reliance on oil exports has plunged it into hyperinflation and debt, making everyday life a struggle for many.
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The new law, PROMESA, staves off a financial emergency, but does little to fix the underlying troubles of the island and its people.
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The regulations and trade negotiations will be a nightmare to sort out, but the scariest part right now is the uncertainty.
A new book details how foster-care agencies and other safety-net programs hire consultants to maximize their funding and divert it from its intended use.
In an increasingly diverse country, the media industry is still fairly homogenous. Why can’t brands like Jet and Ebony seem to capitalize on that disparity?
Bringing equality to the women’s team will require not only changing salaries, but also changing the way people think about investing in the capabilities of women.
Middle-class African American families aren’t spending as much on groceries as white families, and the reason isn’t a lack of money, but a lack of options.
The boxer sparked complex feelings for many Americans, including my father and grandfather.
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They’re not really spoiled, affluent, white kids.
Without credit, they're more likely to settle for lower-paying gigs.
In a nation where consumption makes up a significant share of the GDP, that’s not good for the economy.
Blaming the lack of diversity on customer preference, a recent analysis suggests, is an irresponsible punt.
The search engine’s new policy will hurt companies pitching high-interest loans, but how will it affect borrowers?