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So Long to America's Middle Class

What income defines the middle class? Is it a status to aspire to, or should we pity the middle class? And is middle class the new poor?

What Every American Should Know About the Capital Gains Tax

One of the most contentious issues in the debate over how the U.S. government can increase its revenues involves the capital gains tax rate -- the rate investors pay on their profits. Here's what you need to know to understand just what both sides are arguing about.