Without credit, they're more likely to settle for lower-paying gigs.
Can cannabis revive Oregon’s long-struggling reservation economies?
Do these tax-subsidized apartments perpetuate segregation by excluding some low-income households?
The city is facing a housing crisis, but despite its progressive reputation, it’s done little to ensure affordability for longtime residents.
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?
Can alternative financing options create a more equitable system or are they doomed to repeat the same types of discrimination?
The accepted wisdom says to sit tight when the market tanks, but a couple of groups don’t heed that advice.
Cities are arguing that they, too, were damaged by risky loans, and that they should be able to take the lenders to court to regain their losses.
The island’s missed a major payment, and the next one could be even larger.
Knowing the right people certainly has benefits, but how long do they last?
The Nobel-winning economist discusses the Fed, the election, and the role of economists in fixing inequality.
Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city’s schools are still divided by race.
Economic disparity is a problem that has grown along with the nation.
In the United States of America even though all groups can suffer from financial insecurity, blacks and Hispanics have it much worse.
Staying poor isn’t just a matter of having too little money—it’s about a series of unstable circumstances that build upon each other.
A new report finds that some Americans are giving away nearly 25 percent of their refund for services they could get for free.
When the government pays for people to work, they get out of poverty, a new study finds.
PayPal, Deutsche Bank, and B-Lab all took strong stances against the state’s so-called “bathroom bill.” Now the question is whether they will be placated by the governor’s recent response.