Erik Proulx says that he lost his job and found his life's work. Proulx is one of the many creative people who lost their job in the advertising busin...
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Mass media thrives on melodrama, and so does modern politics. We became addicted to the scary side of the economic meltdown -- the term itself is a piece of verbal melodrama.
On a special aired last Friday, February 27th, Oprah's Lisa Ling took an in-depth look at the faces of the recession - those ordinary individuals whos...
Like the million-plus people in this country over the last two months, I'm newly unemployed.
While Wall Street rails against restrictions on executive salary bonuses, families are suffering. Some moms are selling their blood plasma to put food on the table.
Are you unemployed and working harder than ever?
I was hired by my friend's company after they laid off most of the staff to look like I worked there during an important meeting. Pretend to be an architect for an hour and get paid $100?! Yes, please! Pass the foam core!
Across the United States, people have been reacting to the dire economic circumstances with extreme acts, including bank robberies, murder, and suicide.
Neither government restructuring of debt programs are available, nor is any real monetary assistance being provided for the consumer.
It can be hard revel in holiday cheer when America's economy forces us to tighten our purse strings. We asked you for your tips on how to keep the se...
In order to qualify for this safety-net health insurance coverage, I had to go without any kind of health insurance for anywhere between 45 and 90 days. Not just me, but my wife and baby.
On December 1st, Arianna wrote a piece about the terrifying state of America's economy.
So, just like we did with your election anxiety, we asked you...
On Monday, Arianna wrote a piece about the terrifying state of America's economy.
So, just like we did with your election anxiety, we asked you to sh...
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