Jun 14, 2013 A new investigative report reveals that many popular charities Americans give to generously actually don't help the causes they claim to raise money for.
Jun 14, 2013 Didn't get enough of our coverage of the consumer economy? Here's a list of books and articles our reporters and producers went to to get answers about how and why we spend.
Jun 10, 2013 Concerns over Orwellian surveillance and Big Brother provides a literary boost.
Apr 19, 2013 As Americans look for ways to express their compassion over the tragedies that struck Boston and Texas this week, we have some tips for how to give to charities without being scammed.
Mar 27, 2013 Panera Bread today expands its experiment in “pay what you want” pricing, allowing patrons in St. Louis to name their own price for a bowl of turkey chili.
Jun 25, 2013 Barnes & Noble is expected to report a profit for the last quarter, but its digital e-reader business isn't performing as hoped.
Jan 29, 2013 After our interview about a library containing only e-books and e-readers, a listener tells us her thoughts.
Dec 28, 2012 Most charitable foundations take a big pot of money, usually bequeathed by a rich guy, and invest it for profit -- then take those profits and donate to charity. Great system … unless you aren't actually earning a profit.
Dec 14, 2012 With the in-fighting in Washington over the fiscal cliff, the future of tax deductions for charitable giving is uncertain. But author and philanthropist Kevin Salwen argues, if anything, we need to encourage more giving.