With the costs of pension plans skyrocketing, governments are trying to move new employees to 401k-style plans. But will that just leave them with skyrocketing welfare budgets down the road?
9 million older adults don't know where their next meal is coming from. Making ends meet is a daily struggle.
16.5 million American children live in poverty. That's more than any other first-world nation.
Though their protests share some striking similarities, there are clear differences between the Occupy Wall Street protest and those in Egypt's Tahrir Square. Among them? The Egyptians are much better at marketing.
The national Occupy Wall Street movement has found a home on Main Street. Two camps have setup in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Missoula, Montana.
With unemployment among blacks double that of whites, many are advocating overt, targeted efforts to create jobs among African-Americans. One CEO says we should implement something like the NFL's Rooney Rule for corporate America.
In an effort to foster economic ties, a village in Ghana is making an American woman its queen mother. They hope she'll help the village redevelop.
An angry Bank of America customer has launched an online petition to protest the bank's planned debit card fee of $5 per month. Almost 225,000 people have signed it.
New census data shows that 46 million people live in poverty in the United States. That's about one out of every six Americans.
As the Greek government tries to get its budget deficits under control, another public sector strike rippled through the country on Monday.