Over the last three years, households with incomes of $75,000 and up have experienced a dreary, often harsh employment …
Financial Values Survey
Survey: The Frugal ‘New Normal’ Has Become the Norm
Throughout the recession and the slow, meek recovery that has followed, there has been much discussion about a “new normal.” After the financial collapse, there was a widespread shift among consumers, a tendency to scale back on …
Why America Must Revive Its Middle Class
In an excerpt from his new book The Price of Civilization, liberal economist Jeffery Sachs argues that without a robust middle class and even more government spending, the U.S. will remain stagnant for years.
Our New Era of Uncertainty
We’re in a new age of financial volatility that could last years, and it seems that nobody has the answers to get us out.
Americans Overwhelmingly Pessimistic About the Economy, Says TIME/Money Magazine Survey
It’s not often that the majority of Americans agrees about, well, pretty much anything. But based on a joint series of surveys conducted on the behalf of TIME and Money magazines, there’s near unanimity among Americans that the …