Jun 14, 2013 Is spending to give your kids a leg-up worth it? How much would you be willing to sacrifice?
Jun 14, 2013 Mindful consumers put their money where their morals are, but it's not an easy task for those with limited financial resources as two of our listeners reveal.
Jun 10, 2013 To sit or stand at work? That is the question. For those of you who can't decide, how about something in the middle?
Jun 10, 2013 Trying to give your children an advantage in growing up makes consuming a competition. When everyone has a tutor, a trainer or a special baseball bat, you can't help but keep up.
Jun 10, 2013 A Saturday shopping trip started out fairly innocently... and ended with some big questions about our consumer economy and whether it is sustainable long-term.
Apr 18, 2013 Thanks to a string of scandals that have damaged the reputation of China’s domestic food supply, more and more among the country's rising consumer class are turning to imported foods.
Apr 19, 2013 Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.
Apr 11, 2013 Gluten-free diets are picking up steam, but they're not alone. We pin six more common lifestyle and diet changes.
Apr 11, 2013 Biogen Idec CEO George Scangos discusses his company's new multiple sclerosis drug, pricing strategy, and research process.
Apr 10, 2013 School lunch programs with stricter nutrition standards may be helping to reduce obesity in children, especially those who receive free or reduced lunches.