Who got rich off the last 30 years? Not the South and Midwest...
That cash in your wallet won't last forever, so what happens to it when it needs to be replaced?
Will the U.S. recovery be jeopardized if Republicans and Democrats don't agree on a budget by Friday?
How do Americans actually spend their money on the products, large and small, that constitute what we've come to consider a typical day?
A quick guide to the story and ongoing coverage from The Atlantic and National Journal
China is leaving the world in a trail of dust at the auction houses. But are record-setting auction bids a leading indicator of economic collapse?
It's not as complicated as it sounds. You can "back" it with gold, or mimic an I.O.U. for one hour's worth of work. All you need is a system other people can understand and, most importantly, trust.
From identity theft to financial misdeeds, these locations are havens for fraudsters swindling unsuspecting citizens
At the center of a perfect storm of boomer burnout, a brutal recession, and a rapidly changing industry, the mobile home retail market could be the worst industry in America. Here's why.
If you're a household with two young children, meeting basic needs requires a salary three times the federal poverty line and nearly four times the federal minimum wage of $7.25.