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Donor-advised funds: A controversial form of charity

Apr 29, 2014
They're a growing method of giving, but they're not without critics.
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The costs of climbing Mount Everest

Apr 21, 2014
Sherpas in Nepal consider a strike following last week's avalanche. We look at the influence of money on the most dangerous climb of all.
Posted In: Mount Everest

About half of America has zero net wealth

Apr 21, 2014
To find wealth in the U.S., take a look at the top 0.1 percent.
Posted In: wealth, 1 percent, debt, personal debt, assets

What kind of jewelry goes with a tattoo?

Apr 17, 2014
Millennials, born between 1982 and 2004, are growing up. And marketers are starting to pay attention.
Posted In: millennial, generation x

On a bus to nowhere

Apr 16, 2014
Many Silicon Valley homeless take "Hotel 22" bus for hours every night.
Posted In: homelessness, Silicon Valley, public transportation
Wal-mart

Food stamps: A reporter's notebook

Apr 3, 2014
Wal-mart, food stamps, and listener responses.
Posted In: food stamps, Reporter's Notebook

VIDEO: What if Wal-Mart paid its employees more?

Apr 3, 2014
Watch this animation from Slate's video team to find out.
Posted In: food stamps

Part III: Hungry for savings

Apr 3, 2014
Walmart donates billions to anti-hunger initiatives. Some of those efforts benefit its own employees.
Posted In: Walmart, food banks, Food, hunger, poverty

Part II: 'Save money, live better'

Apr 2, 2014
As real wages continue to decline, the food stamp economy keeps booming.
Posted In: food stamps, Walmart, SNAP
Walmart in Cleveland

Part I: The secret life of a food stamp

Apr 1, 2014
The biggest winners of the SNAP economy are the ones the government won’t tell you about.
Posted In: Walmart, SNAP, food stamps

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