Money & Ethics
From greenwashing to fair trade to credit card practices, the Money & Ethics Channel explores some of our most complex questions around ethics and economics.
No Shave November Is More Than Mustache Month
U.S. Muslims Donated More to Charity in 2020 Than All Other Americans
3 Cool Charities Looking for Knitters
The Fascinating Stories Behind 5 of the World's Big Currency Symbols
How to Buy and Mine Dogecoin
Why Did the U.S. Experience a Coin Shortage?
Store Shelves Still Empty? Blame the 'Bullwhip Effect'
'Heatflation': How High Temperatures Send Food Prices Soaring
Inflation Is Spiking Worldwide, Not Just In the U.S.
Why the U.S. Monthly Jobs Report Matters
Who Wins and Loses in a Trade War?
How NATO Works
How to Legally Change Your Name
What Is SWIFT and How Is It Being Used to Sanction Russia?
Noncompete Agreements Target Janitors as Well as VPs, But Why?
Neighbor-spoofing Robocalls Are the New Nuisance
Crowdfunding or Crimefunding? Fraudsters Kickstart Money Laundering Campaigns
10 Things You Should Never Buy Online
Why Big Companies Like Tesla and Amazon Are Splitting Stocks
What Time Does the Stock Market Open?
Why GameStop Shares Stopped Trading
How to Volunteer to Help Disabled Veterans
Scientists Are Outsourcing Their Work — to You
10 Best Volunteer Activities in Retirement
Bill Gates thinks it should. Payroll taxes from workers fund Social Security, Medicare and defense among other federal programs. But other experts firmly disagree.
By Dave Roos
Razors. Shampoo. Even dry cleaning. Women pay more for these things every day. Simply because, well, they're women.
Forget about being anonymous when you shop. In the new Amazon Go store, every single thing you buy is linked directly to you.
Whether from a clerical error or an improperly offered bonus, sometimes you end up with a fatter paycheck than you're supposed to get. But if it's not your fault, do you have to give back the money?
By Dave Roos
On average, black women in the U.S. workforce earned $0.37 less for every dollar a man in the U.S. workforce earned in 2014. That's a pretty big wage gap.
According to conservative opponents to the Occupy Wall Street movement, only 53 percent of Americans pay income tax. Is this true -- and does it matter?
By Dave Roos
Waiting in endless checkout lines can make Scrooges out of the cheeriest holiday shoppers. Many of us brave the mall mayhem to be part of the Black Friday rush. But to retailers' chagrin, most of us are browsing and not buying on this storied day.
If you've picked up a newspaper lately, then you're aware of the economic troubles raging on Wall Street. But the culprit may very well be in your own neighborhood: Are mortgage-backed securities to blame for the mess?
By Josh Clark
You just got your tax refund, and you want to do the right thing and eliminate debt. But why doesn't your credit card company want you to pay down your balance?
By Jane McGrath