Tags » Wealth And Income

Who Goes To College?

by MBT

Here is a chance to test your knowledge based on years of discussions on this site. The NY Times wants you to draw a graph showing the relationship between family income and college enrollment. 36 more words

What's In Your Wallet...Harriet Tubman?

Should Harriet Tubman replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill?  According to the group, Women On 20s, she is one of a possible four female historical figures who should.  894 more words

Employment Discrimination

Being Mary Jane...and the Family ATM?

I must admit– my guilty pleasure is watching Being Mary Jane on BET on Tuesday nights. I don’t miss an episode. And, like many black women across America, I’m dying to see the season finale this upcoming Tuesday. 758 more words


Money: In Black and White.

Welcome to the first post on racetowealth! In the wake of the Great Recession, many American families are still facing the financial onslaught of unemployment or underemployment, bankruptcy, tighter credit and lending restrictions, and sky rocketing health care and tuition costs. 414 more words

Wealth And Income

Feeling Poor In Silicon Valley

by LauraFromBaltimore

A blast from the past:

In Silicon Valley, Millionaires Who Don’t Feel Rich

This article hits a number of favorite Totebag topics, like why high-income earners don’t feel “rich,” overspending/keeping up with the Joneses, and the uncertainty/fear associated with trying to get ahead today.

392 more words

Yellen about a wealth gap

Recently, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen “sounded an alarm” about income inequality in America, according to an Associated Press article by Martin Crutsinger. Income and wealth disparities are not in her job description. 421 more words

Federal Reserve