Whether foreign visitors in the U.S. are wealthy, poor, or middle class, having access to financial tools can be more challenging than for those with citizenship status and a permanent address.
More punishment for the poor and middle class. Ice cover of the Great Lakes has topped 92.2 percent this year, just shy of the record 94.7 percent ice coverage measured in 1979. (Washington Post) The US just experienced its coldest … Continue reading ?
The middle classes constitute the greatest strength of the West. But are they also its greatest weakness?
The characters in Willy Vlautin's quietly brilliant new novel, The Free, embody the embattled middle class: they're wounded (physically, emotionally, financially), they're just getting by, they're hardworking. Of course, the title is comentary in itself. None of them are free....
They should make a Ritz cracker for those of us in the middle class.
Our only chance to save the middle class is to insist that the Democratic Party and any sane Republicans publicly disavow the failed theories of neoliberalism.
James Traub’s 2001 article about India’s new economy and new middle class.
An initiative of the nonprofit Project H Design, Studio H is a design/build class for middle and high school students based in the Realm Charter School in Berkeley, CA. Studio H students are given the tools to make their design dreams a reality and have completed
In his book, “Who Owns The Future?” Jaron Lanier offers a suggestion for how to save the middle classes. Well, there’s a lot of ways. I mean, one of the issues is that in a market society, a middle class has always required some little artificial help to keep going. There’s always academic tenure, or a taxi medallion, or...
For many Americans, earning a college degree and buying a house are considered milestones on the path toward a middle-class life. For Ted White, a licensed mental health therapist and proud homeowner, neither of those steps would have been easy, or perhaps even possible, without a career in the Army. Show More Summary
Tennessee ranks second per capita in the U.S. for prescription drug abuse. It’s a middle class epidemic. How did it happen in a state known for music and horses?
Former Indianapolis Colts general manager, and current ESPN NFL Insider, Bill Polian said the NFL’s middle class will benefit from the increased cap space. That, of course, makes sense. And I wonder what that could mean for a player such as Perry Riley, who is not a high-profile linebacker nor is he a budding Pro Bowler. Show More Summary
This article covers President Obama’s proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year. The budget will aim to increase the quality of life for the lower and middle classes while continuing to lower the federal deficit. However, the chances the budget will pass are pretty slim.
Yes, the battlers for the struggling middle class were planning to go on vacation AGAIN this weekend, but the happy idyll may be RUINED by world events. It would be the Obamas’ – each of them – third vacation of the year. And it’s only March. But alas, it... -
James Brokenshire, the new immigration minister, will use a speech later today to accuse a “wealthy metropolitan elite” of middle class households of supporting mass immigration through their desire for cheap services. He will also claim that “ordinary, hard-working people” have not seen much benefit from the recent influx of migrants. Show More Summary
California is a land of booms and busts. Generations ago gold rush fever brought many to speculate and gamble for future glory. In the 1900s the promise of uninterrupted sun and great weather lured families to the area. This trend has only magnified with global forces becoming so dominant and people fully connecting and thinking […]
With even Warren Buffett saying it's a bad idea, we can't wait to hear how President Obama will explain how his move to raise the minimum wage will create jobs and save the middle class.... JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared to look for a compromise that would give publicly traded companies better defenses against securities class actions without overruling a 26-year-old precedent that made it easier...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared to look for a compromise that would enable them to avoid overruling a 26-year-old precedent that made it easier for plaintiffs to negotiate large class action settlements.