Property tax—one of the most criticized taxes on U.S. residents—stems from a system put in place by William the Conqueror.
Over the next decade, the city’s demographics will change dramatically, and housing policy will largely determine who gets to stay.
As people move to warmer climates and cities, small towns throughout the region are weathering decline.
The party scored major victories in last week’s Connecticut primary. Now what?
As lenders respond to impending regulations by pushing different products, many fear that borrowers won’t be protected.
Trump and Clinton’s speeches were light on policy details and heavy on insults.
The Republican nominee’s latest round of proposals included some surprises, as well as plenty of less-surprising GOP orthodoxy.
That’s what has usually happened whenever a large proportion of Americans have been upset with the distribution of their country’s wealth.
Some economists think that continued GDP growth will require restoring a struggling segment of the labor force to where it was before the recession.
A new paper finds that so-called “ban-the-box” policies, which prevent employers’ from seeing job applicants’ criminal histories, has unintended consequences.
Four couples in Oregon are trying to ease the burdens and costs of modern parenthood by sharing a home, a truck, and nightly dinners.
Even in a city with some of the best health-insurance coverage rates and a glut of medical facilities, residents just a few miles apart are projected to have vastly different lifespans.
Wealth isn't necessarily bad in and of itself, but a new report suggests there's a correlation between the rich getting richer and everyone else getting left behind.
Washington, D.C., has embarked on an aggressive clean-energy plan, but a big challenge will be making sure it doesn't worsen existing inequalities.
“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 new study indicates that from the 1980s to the 2000s, it became less likely that a worker could move up the income ladder.
Once known for their inclusiveness, Minnesota’s Twin Cities have become more divided in recent decades.
States and counties have upped the amounts they charge defendants, saddling those getting out of jail with huge amounts of debt they have little hope of paying off.
The new law, PROMESA, staves off a financial emergency, but does little to fix the underlying troubles of the island and its people.