Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 26, 2012 People are spending real money to experience the paranormal.
Oct 3, 2012 Today police in Iran fought with money lenders and other protesters in front of the country's central bank. Inflation in Iran is running at a shocking clip: the Iranian Rial is down 25% against the dollar in just the past week.
Sep 13, 2012 The Federal Reserve wraps up its two day policy meeting today. It's expected to announce whether it will pump more stimulus money into the U.S. economy. Meanwhile, we just got inflation numbers for August. Wholesale prices increased 1.7 percent last month -- the biggest jump in three years.
Sep 10, 2012 It's said the new gadget, expected to be released on Wednesday, could add between a quarter and a half a percentage point to fourth-quarter GDP.
Sep 7, 2012 New surveys show grandparents are providing financial support to grandchildren even when it hurts their retirement savings.
Sep 7, 2012 We all want to be money smart, but who has time to study all that money lingo? The executive editor of CBSMoneyWatch.com broke down all those tough personal finance decisions in a new book.
Aug 24, 2012 There's no way to estimate the returns on a hug from your son or an afternoon of baking cookies with your brood, but the USDA was able to estimate how much a child takes out of your bank account.
Aug 24, 2012 The search for your soulmate and the perfect babysitter have some surprising parallels.
Aug 24, 2012 A Minnesota family does what it takes to make their dream of a big family a reality.
Aug 24, 2012 A stroller, a crib, clothes for a kid who may not be the same size next week are among the many items parents need to purchase for their new baby. Buying secondhand can be easier on the wallet. Learn what is safe -- and unsafe -- to buy secondhand for junior.