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A little more than 15 percent of the country lives at or below the poverty level, which begins at an annual income $22,314 for a family of four.
A charitable donation as a gift is thoughtful, easy, beneficial and — perhaps best of all — tax-deductible. Here is a sampling of environmental-minded charities that get high marks.
We've Got You Under Our Wing
A look at what MNN readers have planned for Buy Nothing Day.
If you're stressed about your holiday spending or concerned about overconsumption then Buy Nothing Day is for you.
Some 152 million shoppers say they will hit stores on Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving, up 10.1 percent from 138 million people last year.
Find out how to avoid undue stress related to your finances.
Your one stop shop for money saving advice this holiday season.
Take care of your finances first.
The 'Story of Stuff' creator takes aim at how our government spends our tax dollars.
A supplemental report from the Census Bureau reveals that there are more than 49 million Americans living in poverty.
The biggest increase occurred among people aged 65 and older who are being driven into poverty by out-of-pocket medical expenses.
Participants who save are eligible to win new wardrobes, full college tuition, trips, electronics, and are entered to win a $2 million jackpot each month.
As U.S. banks bow to public pressure on debit card fees, MNN takes a look back at how this rare consumer victory unfolded.
A new survey reveals that more consumers are using their smartphones for banking functions.
Business guru blogs about the latest in green biz.