Issue Brief America’s middle class deserves a shot at real economic security, and it is about time that policymakers make it happen.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed overtime rule is poised to strengthen the middle class, drive economic growth, and provide fairer pay for 13.5 million workers, including 4.7 Millennials.
Joe Valenti, Director of Consumer Finance, testifies before the U.S. Department of Labor.
The Internal Revenue Service can make administrative changes to help taxpayers qualify for the Saver’s Credit and boost their retirement savings.
Charts Here are six charts on the economy six years after the Great Recession.
Harvard professor Martin Feldstein’s recent argument that middle-class incomes have risen significantly just misses the point.
Issue Brief Middle-class economic stability for all is the key to stronger economic growth and should be front and center on policymakers’ agendas.
Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Iowa women gain economic security.
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress, submitted testimony to the House Budget Committee for its hearing on the first principles of congressional budgeting.
Report Policymakers can help workers, businesses, and investors do better by encouraging companies to adopt broad-based profit-sharing programs.
Interactive It has been one year since the White House Summit on Working Families. This interactive shows some of the progress that has been made for working families during that time.
Issue Brief As America’s aging population increases, implementing policies steeped in real family values—dignity, fairness, and respect—must be a priority to meet the needs of the elderly and their caregivers.
Report Aligning lending incentives creates better outcomes for banks and borrowers alike.
Issue Brief The banking industry’s claims that policymakers must roll back financial reform to help small banks do not stand up to scrutiny.