wealth

America's Richest Man Is ...?

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tops Forbes' latest list of the 400 richest Americans for the 21st straight year.

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?

Net Worth of U.S. Households Sets Record

A surging stock market and rebounding home prices boosted Americans' wealth to a record in the final three months of last year, though both trends have slowed so far in 2014.