Recent Articles by Lane Anderson
Published: Thursday, July 16, 2015 10:17 am MDT
Does money make rich people happier? Not really. But not having enough money can make a person sad.
Published: Friday, July 10, 2015 9:59 am MDT
The payday lending industry earns $8.7 billion a year in exorbitant interest rates and fees. But without them, where will low-income borrowers go?
Published: Thursday, July 9, 2015 9:45 am MDT
While wealthy communities have rebounded, some working-class neighborhoods remain underwater.
Published: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:03 am MDT
Research has found that social integration is more important for well-being than income, and also decreases poverty.
Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:03 pm MDT
Employers look to tactics to take workers off formal payrolls and lower costs.
Published: Friday, July 3, 2015 8:36 am MDT
Between 70 million and 100 million Americans — almost one in three — have some kind of criminal record. Criminal background checks can make it hard for them to find a place to live and get a job.
Published: Monday, June 29, 2015 11:26 am MDT
Homeless counts have decreased since 2007 — or have they? New reports show counting methods may be leaving out families and youth.
Published: Sunday, June 28, 2015 7:37 am MDT
Residents need to make $33 an hour, or over $68,000 a year, to afford the average apartment in Los Angeles County.
Published: Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:48 pm MDT
This month, authorities cracked down on four cancer charities that bilked millions. Here's how to make sure your giving gets into the right hands.
Published: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 3:43 am MDT
Catholic leaders say that at the center of Pope Francis' encyclical is a message about caring for "human ecosystems," especially our communities and families.