Newly released Census data show that America’s middle class is still struggling to recover from the Great Recession and the decades of unequal growth that preceded it.
Report As the retirement crisis looms, retirement preparedness—not muddling through—should act as the guiding principle for policymakers.
Jennifer Erickson and David Madland explain the effect that fees could have on your retirement savings.
Economic inequality has increased significantly in Florida in recent decades and threatens statewide economic growth.
Issue Brief The practice of rent-seeking—leveraging campaign contributions and lobbying to influence government policy for private gain—has several negative effects on the U.S. economy.
Altas cuotas de 401(k)s pueden estar costándole miles de dólares y pueden estar forzándole a trabajar por años más de lo que tenía planeado
High 401(k) fees may be costing you tens of thousands of dollars and could force you to work for years longer than you had planned.
Issue Brief Better disclosure about retirement fees will go a long way toward boosting retirement savings.
Historical experience and academic studies show that raising the minimum wage does not harm the economy, even when unemployment is high.
Polling indicates that Americans are worried about their ability to retire and want policymakers to take action.
President Barack Obama’s MyRA plan is a start, but Congress should do more.
The president can adopt responsible contracting reforms through executive action to ensure that only responsible, law-abiding companies receive government contracts.
Policies that undermine unionization ultimately threaten the strength and vitality of America’s middle class.
Colorado’s increasingly unequal economy is harming the state’s middle class and threatening to undermine the state’s long-term prospects for growth.
A Center for American Progress Action Fund study finds that one in four government contractors committing egregious workplace violations also provide bad value for the government.