income-inequality

How Hard Is It to Feed a Family of Four These Days?

It’s hard for a lot of people to put food on the table for a family of four. Unfortunately, it’s probably going to get worse. …

Why Do People Spend So Much on Rent? Their Answers Might Surprise You

If you pay rent or own a home, you’ve no doubt been advised that you shouldn’t spend more than 30 percent of your pretax income…

The Poor-Person Habits You Can’t Shake When You Become Not-So-Poor

There’s nothing quite like not having enough money to make ends meet — or as poor people like to say, “running out of money before…

Former Working-Class Men on Why They’re Against a $15 Minimum Wage

A few weeks ago, researchers from the University of Washington released a new study showing that Seattle’s efforts to improve the economic prospects of its…