More than 75 percent of school districts reported school lunch debt in the previous school year, and 40 percent say their debt is growing.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, many college-aged Puerto Ricans are pursuing jobs elsewhere. Others are now deciding to stay.
When more households fail to make payments on their vehicle, it shows too few people are sharing the benefits of an ostensibly healthy economy.
America’s out-of-date, unfair laws for collecting debts could be dramatically improved by these simple steps.
It seems certain that the political economy textbooks of the future will include a chapter on the experience of Greece in 2015.
A state-by-state analysis of Google searches find high-status goods are of more interest in places with a larger gap between rich and poor.
In what’s been criticized as a modern-day version of indentured servitude, a new batch of start-ups are giving investors the opportunity to turn people into profit by buying a piece of their future earnings. Could this be a solution to our student debt problem?
Meet Dave Ramsey, the most important personal finance guru in America. Millions of people follow his biblically inspired advice. It goes like this: 1. Purge yourself of debt; 2. Live on cash; 3. Pretend economic trends don't affect you; 4. Blame yourself when they do.
We celebrate education as the answer to almost all of our economic problems. At the same time, we largely ignore the enormous debt many American students are forced to acquire and the great difficulties they face in landing a job that makes it possible for them to pay it off.
Nearly a century ago, during the Great Migration, less-educated individuals were the ones who left home in search of better lives. The opposite is true today, with the educated more mobile than ever before, leaving some places in a spiral of decline.
Academics and advocates are asking if there were lots more women in the U.S. government whether the debt-ceiling debacle would have been allowed to develop.
The tenor of the partisan kerfuffle over the debt ceiling may have its roots in declining job security, which has been declining steadily since the 1970s, argues political scientist Philipp Rehm.
Wisconsin’s fiscal free-for-all over limiting collective bargaining raises hard-to-answer questions about public unions and state deficits. Answers vary by the measures chosen.