Jan 10, 2014

More Japanese expecting lower incomes in one year

More people expect incomes to drop a year from now than they did three months ago, a Bank of Japan survey said Thursday. In the December survey, 37.8 percent said they expect incomes to drop compared with 36.0 percent three months before. The results ...

May 30, 2013

Nearly 40% of U.S. moms are family breadwinners

In a trend accelerated by the recent recession and an increase in births to single mothers, nearly 4 in 10 families with children under the age of 18 are now headed by women who are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families, according ...

Feb 22, 2013

¥7 million income limit eyed for free tuition system

The administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will begin deliberations on introducing an income limit for tuition waivers for public high schools in fiscal 2014. Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party criticized the free tuition program, a key policy introduced by the previous government of the ...