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Are Americans saving or spending?

May 3, 2012
Gallup reports on its latest findings: What Americans are doing with their money.
Posted In: Savings, spending

I'm the proud owner of a BMW

Apr 27, 2012
Author/comedian Michael Ian Black on the highs and lows of luxury car ownership.
Posted In: michael ian black, BMW, spending, purchases

Living without money

Apr 20, 2012
Heidemarie Schwermer is taking thriftiness to an entirely new level.
Posted In: thrift, cashless, Money, spending

Why is it more expensive to be a woman?

Apr 13, 2012
Women's pay may be on the rise, but when it comes to things like health insurance, haircuts, dry cleaning, and deodorant -- women pay more than men. A university study looks into the potential factors behind the price difference.
Posted In: women, men, gender, spending, consumer goods

The money illusion

Mar 16, 2012
Professor Stephen J. Rose says it's not about how much things cost, but how much they cost relatively.
Posted In: GDP, consumer prices, spending, inflation

Sweating out bad spending habits

Mar 16, 2012
Author Charles Duhigg suggests our bad financial habits may be changed by sweating more.
Posted In: exercise, spending, habits, Credit Cards

Why are we outraged over high gas prices?

Feb 27, 2012
Behavioral economist Sendhil Mullainathan puts into perspective why we shouldn't be too angry over rising gas prices.
Posted In: gas prices, gas, behavioral economics, spending

Government must promote savings

Feb 24, 2012
Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell says government needs to push sound saving, rather than sound borrowing.
Posted In: government, Saving, spending, borrowing

Sick to death of saving

Feb 17, 2012
Commentator Zo Webster has been a saver all her life - but recently she's begun to change her tune.
Posted In: Saving, frugality, spending, Banks, Money

The cost of being 'Best in Show'

Feb 17, 2012
New York hosted the Westminster Dog Show this week. Tess talked with dog owners to find out just how much it costs to put your pooch on parade at the most prestigious award show in America.
Posted In: pets, dogs, dog, dog show, westminster, best in show, expense, spending

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