The Money Report
A Day in the Life of the American Woman's Wallet riebart/flickr

A Day in the Life of the American Woman's Wallet

What's a typical day in the life of a twentysomething woman worth to the economy? Hundreds of billions of dollars.

By The Numbers

How the American Man Spends Money

How the American Man Spends Money moacirpdsp/flickr

What's a typical day in the life of a twentysomething man worth to the economy? Hundreds of billions of dollars

From The Magazine

The 12 States Of America

The 12 States Of America Atlantic

Who got rich off the last 30 years? Not the South and Midwest...

Showdown in the Sunshine State

Showdown in the Sunshine State Atlantic

A Florida scandal raises the question: Do value investors know what they're doing?

Secret Fears of the Super-Rich

Secret Fears of the Super-Rich WikimediaCommons

The rich are different from the rest of us. They have more anxieties.

From The Vault

Snapshot From the Great Depression

Snapshot From the Great Depression WikimediaCommons

Keynes waxed dire in 1932 when, in the midst of the Great Depression, he concluded the U.S. would "have to wait for stimulus from outside"

The Destruction of Money: Who Does It, Why, When, and How? REUTERS/Robert Sorbo

The Destruction of Money: Who Does It, Why, When, and How?

That cash in your wallet won't last forever, so what happens to it when it needs to be replaced?

The Economic Impact of a Federal Government Shutdown Jim Young/Reuters

The Economic Impact of a Federal Government Shutdown

Will the U.S. recovery be jeopardized if Republicans and Democrats don't agree on a budget by Friday?

How the American Man Spends Money moacirpdsp/flickr

How the American Man Spends Money

How do Americans actually spend their money on the products, large and small, that constitute what we've come to consider a typical day?

Paul Ryan's Budget: The Atlantic's Official Guide white house/flickr

Paul Ryan's Budget: The Atlantic's Official Guide

A quick guide to the story and ongoing coverage from The Atlantic and National Journal

The Art of Bubbles: How Sotheby's Predicts the World Economy WikimediaCommons

The Art of Bubbles: How Sotheby's Predicts the World Economy

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?

How to Start Your Own Private Currency pbarnhard/Flickr

How to Start Your Own Private Currency

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.

America's 10 Most Fraud-Ridden States Wikimedia Commons

America's 10 Most Fraud-Ridden States

From identity theft to financial misdeeds, these locations are havens for fraudsters swindling unsuspecting citizens

America's Fastest-Dying Business? It's Mobile Homes Wikimedia Commons

America's Fastest-Dying Business? It's Mobile Homes

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.

$58,000: The Price of Economic Security for an American Family orphanjones/Flickr

$58,000: The Price of Economic Security for an American Family

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.

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