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When Singapore heats up, poorer households use more water, richer ones turn up the air-con: Study

Many people also report showering longer on hot days.
The United States has the wealthiest households.

Here’s how wealthy the average family is in 35 countries around the world

How much money people have in the bank varies widely from country to country. The OECD tracks average household financial wealth across its member countries. Here's how household net worth compares across the world.
Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, lives in Palo Alto, California.

Silicon Valley is so expensive that people who make $400,000 a year think they are middle-class

Residents of Palo Alto, California, who take home more than six figures in annual income still identified as being in the middle class.

Middle-class Americans made more money last year than ever before

Median income in the United States climbed to $59,039 in 2016, the highest on record.

21 US cities where making $100,000 a year isn’t enough to put you in the top 20% of earners

In some cities, a six-figure household income barely puts you among the top half of earners.

There are 2 things the Fed is wrong about

The Fed said consumer sentiment and house incomes are strong. Not so much.

17 US cities where making $100,000 a year isn’t enough to put you in the top 20% of earners

In some cities, a six-figure household income barely puts you among the top half of earners.

There are 9 million more people living in poverty now than before the Great Recession

The economy has bounced back, but not for everyone.

Wealthier families have happier kids

As parental income increases, as does children's mental health.

Here’s what you need to earn to be in the top 1% in 13 major US cities

To be in the top 1% in Los Angeles, you have to earn over $460,000 a year.