May 22, 2013 Your dollar bill isn't worth the paper it's printed on. Why? Because it's a fiat currency. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Sep 20, 2012 You can measure an area's income inequality in pay stubs, Census numbers and... its tree cover? Environmental writer Tim De Chant argues that sometimes you can't see a neighborhood's wealth for the trees.
Sep 18, 2012 Part of our series on life at the intersection of religion and personal finance
Sep 7, 2012 Actor Hill Harper discusses why it is important for everyone -- rich and poor -- to really understand money and its place in our lives.
Jun 15, 2012 Would you investigate the trajectory of a single dollar bill? Let me explain. So you go to the store and buy things, then you pay with a $100 bill. What happens to that note? In a nutshell, my question is: What is the route that a single bill takes? How does it circulate? How far can it travel? Homero, Sacramento, CA
Jun 14, 2012 Does money have a unique smell? We explore the scent of fresh (and not so fresh) dollar bills and how some dogs can recognize the smell of greenbacks.
May 3, 2012 Author Michael Sandel discusses what money shouldn't buy and the ethics of commodification.
Apr 20, 2012 Heidemarie Schwermer is taking thriftiness to an entirely new level.
Mar 9, 2012 Almost all the $7.5 billion worth of Hungarian banknotes in circulation pass through the Hungarian Central Bank annually, to make sure they are clean, untorn and suitable to be used to buy and sell things. The rest can be burned to serve as fuel for the poor.