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Income Levels

Income's Decline: 'Almost Every Group Is Worse Off Now Than It Was 3 Years Ago'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.24.2012 | Business

We may technically be in a recovery, but it sure doesn't feel like it. Median annual income has declined 4.8 percent from $53,508 to $50,964 since...

Why Income Inequality Is Too Big To Ignore

The New York Times | Robert H. Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PEOPLE often remember the past with exaggerated fondness. Sometimes, however, important aspects of life really were better in the old days. During t...

Unraveling the Latino Paradox

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Latino health is thriving despite disadvantages in income, education and access to health care.

Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize Winner: Happiness Can Be Bought For About $60,000 Per Year (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Money can't buy happiness -- but lack of it can certainly make you progressively miserable, says one Nobel Prize-winning economist. Daniel Kahneman,...

Private Pay Shrinks To Historic Lows

USA Today | Dennis Cauchon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Paychecks from private business shrank to their smallest share of personal income in U.S. history during the first quarter of this year, a USA TODAY a...

After Layoffs, Incomes Can Take Years To Recover

nytimes.com | MICHAEL LUO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.- Chuck Dettman said he had not really considered the notion back in 2001 that he and his friends in a job-search support group wou...

IRS Audits of Millionaires on the Rise

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — There's at least one advantage to not being a millionaire _ less chance of being audited by the Internal Revenue Service. The tax ...