Jul. 29, 2008

America’s Four Middle Classes

There isn’t one American middle class; there are four. Each is different from the others in its attitudes, outlook and financial circumstance—sometimes in ways that defy traditional stereotypes of the middle class.

Jun. 25, 2008

Baby Boomers: The Gloomiest Generation

America’s baby boomers are in a collective funk. Members of the large generation born from 1946 to 1964 are more downbeat about their lives than are adults who are younger or older.

May. 29, 2008

The Middle Class Blues

Pricey Neighborhoods, High Stress

May. 14, 2008

Feeling Guilty

Americans Say They Aren't Saving Enough

Apr. 30, 2008

Who Wants To Be Rich?

The Currently Hard-Pressed Put a Higher Personal Priority on Being Wealthy than Do the Well-to-Do

Apr. 16, 2008

You’re Laid Off

A Worsening Economy Couldn't Come at a Worse Time for Many U.S. Workers

Apr. 9, 2008

Inside the Middle Class: Bad Times Hit the Good Life

Americans feel stuck in their tracks. A majority of survey respondents say that in the past five years, they either haven’t moved forward in life or have fallen backward.

Feb. 11, 2008

U.S. Population Projections: 2005-2050

If current trends continue, the population of the United States will rise to 438 million in 2050, from 296 million in 2005, and 82% of the increase will be due to immigrants arriving from 2005 to 2050 and their U.S.-born descendants.

Jan. 31, 2008

Do Blacks and Hispanics Get Along?

Yes, but Not Always, and Not about Everything

Jan. 17, 2008

Race, Ethnicity and Campaign ’08

People...Can We All Get Along?