When inequality hits the highest levels: What it means for you and your family

WASHINGTON — A new study from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that the wealth gap between the richest and poorest Americans is widening in the wake of a recession that has left the country with one of the highest rates of inequality in the industrialized world.In its report, titled The Wealth Inequality of America, the […]

When China’s rich and powerful share in the nation’s wealth, are you a millionaire?

On the day I got my first paycheck, I found myself staring at the top of the income chart in the morning’s news.There, on the bottom line, was China’s annual wealth of $3.2 trillion.It’s the largest in the world.And, like so many other figures in our news cycle, it was missing the mark.As I checked […]