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 15, 2012 There are a lot of different dates on the food you buy at the grocery store. Learn how to decipher them and how to save food and money.
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.
Jun 1, 2012 Can you recommend a book on how to put yourself on a budget? Thank you, Elizabeth, Unionville, PA
Jun 1, 2012 A bank run occurs when customers run down to the bank and demand their money back. So, why can't the bank just return the cash? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains using a human heart analogy.
May 30, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says lawmakers need to apply the brakes on automatic spending cuts and tax increases set to go into effect at the end of the year or the U.S. may face a new recession.
May 25, 2012 Military families have some unique financial challenges compared to civilians. But citizens can learn a thing or two from the foresight these families apply to their finances.
May 25, 2012 Wisebread.com's Meg Favreau makes the argument that frugal living is about prioritizing your passions.
May 18, 2012 Apple's new Apple Store self-checkout app has Wired.com columnist Lore Sjoberg worried.
Heidi N. Moore
May 11, 2012 New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses why JPMorgan's $2 billion blunder is affecting markets worldwide and how big a $2 billion loss really is.