Why marriage is costly – for some – at tax time

Some wealthy and low-income married couples are losing out at tax time, but experts say eliminating the so-called marriage penalty...

Hate your job? You probably live in the US

The relentless drudgery of working nine 'til five is a common gripe all over the world, but according to a survey by recruitment website...

After recession, few Americans expect to inherit money

Three-quarters of people responding to a new survey said they don't expect to inherit money, but financial experts say they might be too...

A record 21.6 million millennials live with parents

More than a third of American millennials are living at home with their parents, according to a Pew Research Center study released...

Rich or thin? What a conundrum

They say you can never be too rich or too thin. But if you have to choose one or the other, many say it's a tough call. A poll released...

Rich got richer during the recovery, and rest got poorer, study says

The nation’s richest American households generally gained wealth during the first two years of the economic recovery, a new research...

More Americans think Uncle Sam unfair on taxes

Americans’ faith in the fairness of their taxes has slipped to its lowest level in more than a decade, according to a new survey released...

Male caregivers face gender bias at work

As a growing number of men adopt the role of caregiver to their children or elderly parents, they’re fighting outdated gender norms in...

Are you struggling in the suburbs?

Are you a single parent living in the suburbs and struggling financially? If so, we want to hear from you for an upcoming series....

Union woes continue as membership shrank again in 2012

The number of American workers who belong to a union fell yet again last year, as both government workers and those in private industry...

Now it's the debt, politicians and the economy, stupid

Americans are growing increasingly worried about federal debt and government dysfunction, which economists say could be a sign they are...

Post-election, conflict between rich and poor subsided somewhat

More than half of Americans see a strong conflict between the nation’s rich and poor people, but the rift appears to have decreased...

Hey Gen X, tell us how you're feeling about the economy

There's some evidence the economy is slowly improving, and yet many people in their 30s and 40s are still struggling to make up for...

Economy stinks for many, but it's crushing millennials

While the continued economic slump hobbles many Americans, the downturn is crushing young people. Almost half of millennials—those...

As Northeasterners line up for gas, prices are dropping

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, there are long lines at the pumps in the Northeast, but gas prices are actually down an average 21 cents...