These eight places have low unemployment, a good quality of life and decent incomes, according to government data compiled by CNNMoney and nonprofits Opportunity Nation and Measure of America.
In cities dominated by highly paid tech workers, rents are climbing so fast that low- and middle-class residents can no longer afford to live there.
The rich who claim to be oppressed should think about what class warfare really looks like.
Five years into his presidency, President Obama is still falling short of his number one goal: to fix the economy for the middle class.
Economic insecurity is fueling concern over growing income inequality, social policy expert Scott Winship says. But the real concern should be about economic mobility, which hasn't grown for decades.
One reader steps in to help as Congress ignores long-term unemployed by cutting benefits.