Such jobs may offer flexibility and other benefits, but traditional legal protections for workers aren't part of the package.
Changing neighborhoods may be a class issue, but in America, that means it’s also a racial one.
Unless the U.S. can put policies in place to support family caretakers.
The nation’s crumbling infrastructure makes it hard for those living in poverty to access jobs, quality groceries, and good schools.
Regular old home buyers are having a hard time finding places they can afford. Are investors to blame?
The global population is getting older. What can countries do?
But don't celebrate just yet.
The 17 percent of workers who deal with erratic scheduling tend to be those who can afford instability the least.
A new study looks at whether or not a college degree can chip away at income disparities.
Even though the housing market is improving, some owners with troubled properties won't see relief anytime soon.
Fewer than half of Americans say they're likely to relocate, even if they think their town is headed in the wrong direction.
According to a new poll, economic mobility and diversity are key components of a good city or town.
The most recent Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll asked Americans to assess the cities and towns they call home.
Though the economy is improving, a third of those still looking for work have been jobless for more than six months.
Labor has become more efficient and profitable, but employees aren't sharing in the benefits.
Wealthy Americans have seen major growth when it comes to educational attainment, but the poorest Americans still struggle to graduate.
Accounting for only 20 percent of the population, residents of more isolated areas struggle to find a safe, affordable place to live—and to make anyone else care.
Debates over wage-requirements are common at the federal and state level, but more municipalities are joining the conversation in an attempt to address variations in the cost of living.
While some remain cynical about homeownership, the U.S.'s foreign-born population still regards it as a symbol of attaining the American Dream.
The cost of center-based services for children varies widely throughout the U.S., and so can the availability of financial assistance for low-income families.