Housing is central to community and individual well-being. The type and location of a home can affect almost every aspect of a person’s life.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers. They specify what programs and activities the government will support and how to raise the money needed to fund them.
Taxes play an essential role in the functioning of modern society. Their primary goal is to fund government operations. But their role goes well beyond that.
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources. For most, Social Security income is the foundation of financial security in retirement.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.