Diane Lim - Economist Mom
Jul 11, 2013 Do you think quality groceries are worth the extra cost or a waste of money? A listener named Maura has been debating the issue with her husband. See what our experts say and weigh in.
Jun 20, 2013 Sushi Yasuda argues that staff at the Japanese restaurant in Manhattan are paid a fair wage and don’t need tips to compensate for low pay.
Feb 20, 2013 When you go out to eat at a restaurant and pay by credit card, what should you do with your receipts? Leave them on the table or throw them away?
Feb 25, 2013 Every shop seems to have its own way of soliciting tips at the counter. But there might be only really good way to earn those extra dollars.
Dec 21, 2012 In the U.S., tipping is multi-billion dollar industry. But has gratuity simply become an expectation rather than a reflection of good customer service?
Dec 20, 2012 Tips for your next hotel stay from a long-time hotelier.
Nov 6, 2012 Before Sandy hit New York, New Jersey, and the United States, it made its way through the Caribbean. Haiti received some of the worst damage -- More than 10,000 Haitian houses were destroyed.
Oct 10, 2012 Many dairy farmers culled their herds because of high feed prices caused by the drought, reducing the supply of milk. Price increases will flow through many food products beyond a carton of milk.
Oct 11, 2012 After this summer's drought, nobody expected good news from this morning's USDA crop report.
Jul 20, 2012 As one of the world's biggest agricultural exporter, the drought in the U.S. could impact food prices worldwide. In recent years, high food prices have initiated destabilization of the Middle East as well as Haiti.