Close Encounters of the Everyday Kind

Where we live, shop, and eat can determine if we experience the income isolation that results from the people we typically encounter.

When Money Makes Us Happy

In addition to income and gender inequality, there is a happiness gap that relates to income, education, and job prestige.

A Surprising Fast-Food Fact

Although fast-food consumption has been connected to income, recent research indicates the correlation is not what we expect.

A Mystery: Trying to Find the Middle Class

While everyone refers to the middle class and most of us say we are in the middle class, few know the characteristics of the group to which they refer.