The city looks to become a hub for smart building technology.
How a New York state program helps out-of-work people start businesses while still collecting unemployment insurance.
This downturn and recovery have been different than others, and workers of all types have suffered.
Recent battles over national politics, government spending, and the future of the country has left many disillusioned with federal policies.
A federal government program is trying to turn our nation of low-income renters into future homeowners by helping them build up savings accounts.
Privlo wants to become the go-to lender for the self-employed and others whose incomes aren't tied to traditional jobs.
An innovative program in Vermont helps low- and middle-income people ease into homeownership.
New state-run investment funds could create a real marketplace for alternative energy projects—and bring down costs for all of us.
It could if your lender is one of a growing number using innovative ways to assess customers' creditworthiness.
This small Western metro has some of the best rates of upward mobility in the country. Can the city sustain that as it grows and diversifies?
Salt Lake businesses are booming as they find international markets for their goods.
With smog keeping children indoors during winter months, the area's reputation for healthy outdoor living could be on the line.
With the LDS Church's financing of a huge downtown development, "in Salt Lake, the cranes kept moving," says Mayor Ralph Becker.
Boston's summer-jobs program puts thousands of teens in professional environments, giving them mentors and experience.
Shirley Franklin reflects on the difficulty of combatting economic inequality when times are good and voters have other priorities.
People in underserved communities want better food. They just can't afford it.
A group of Washingtonians say micro-dwellings are the future. But problems abound.
It's one of the few cities to emerge from the recession unscathed. But for its economy to keep growing, Washington must wean itself from the government.
Community-development corporations aren't just for cities. Their support can jump-start a rural economy, too.
The city isn't looking for the next big thing. Instead, its cultivated a pipeline of small companies and innovative manufacturers.
Companies like Amazon and Volkswagen have flocked to the city. But many working class residents still can't find a good job.