Aug 23, 2012 Our Freakonomics expert Stephen Dubner says there is evidence that working from home is better for you.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 22, 2012 Federal regulators announced new rules that should make it easier for underwater homeowners to sell their houses.
Aug 22, 2012 Nationwide, home-building permits are at a four-year high. But coming off the Great Recession, is there a market for luxury homes?
Aug 17, 2012 Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney says he put his investments in a blind trust to avoid any conflict of interest. So what exactly is a blind trust? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains with a sausage factory analogy.
Aug 6, 2012 The Treasury Department is planning to roll out a floating-rate note program in about a year. But what is a floating-rate note and why do we need one? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains with a boat analogy.
Jul 27, 2012 Hollywood costumes and props used to be sold on eBay. The sale of a big private collection shows that specialty auctions are now the way to go.
Jul 20, 2012 Piggy will be headed to paradise, to the home of one listener who took the financially sound advice of a TV dad.
Jul 14, 2012 This week's letter segments tackles questions for the senior set.
Jul 6, 2012 Eight percent is considered the "magic" return rate, but in today's economy, trying to hit that number may be dangerous.