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Household Net Worth

Household Wealth Takes Massive Hit

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | Money

* Household borrowing rises at fastest clip since 2008 * Increase in household debt first in more than year * Wealth fal...

Bernanke: Americans 'Continue To Struggle'

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Monday that although broad measurements of the economy point to recovery...

Parents and Poverty: This Recession Can Hurt for a Generation

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.04.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In the flailing efforts to forestall economic collapse, and the long fight to right an economy that still can't find its way, there is long term danger lurking in the forest -- particularly how the worst downturn since the Depression is shaping a generation of children and young adults.

One Group Lost More Than Half Of What They Had During The Recession

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business

Are you in your late thirties or early forties? Our condolences, then. The recession was probably especially horrible for you. Households aged 35 t...

U.S. Household Net Worth Tumbles By $11 Trillion, The Combined Annual Output of Germany, Japan, UK

Wall Street Journal | S. MITRA KALITA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The wealth of American families plunged nearly 18% in 2008, erasing years of sharp gains on housing and stocks and marking the biggest loss since the ...