Money & the Law
Money & the Law intersect in many interesting and often controversial ways. Check out the Money & the Law channel to see what happens when these two powerful forces cooperate or collide.
No Shave November Is More Than Mustache Month
5 Questions to Ask Before Donating to a Charity
'Checkout Charity' Works — If It's Done Right
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?
Pinpointing the Richest Country in the World Is Tricky Work
Store Shelves Still Empty? Blame the 'Bullwhip Effect'
'Heatflation': How High Temperatures Send Food Prices Soaring
If a Robot Takes a Job From a Human, Should It Pay Taxes, Too?
How the Gender Pay Gap Works
Pink Tax: 5 Things Women Are Forced to Pay More for Than Men
Why the U.S. Monthly Jobs Report Matters
Who Wins and Loses in a Trade War?
How NATO Works
Neighbor-spoofing Robocalls Are the New Nuisance
The 10 Most Counterfeited Products in The World
Crowdfunding or Crimefunding? Fraudsters Kickstart Money Laundering Campaigns
Why Big Companies Like Tesla and Amazon Are Splitting Stocks
What Time Does the Stock Market Open?
What Causes Stock Market Trading to Halt?
How to Volunteer to Help Disabled Veterans
10 Best Volunteer Activities in Retirement
Does the Peace Corps want retired volunteers?
The largest criminal fines in history have been paid by corporations, not individuals. Which companies have paid the most dearly for their sins?
By Dylan Ris
Disconnecting Russia from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), could cripple its ability to trade with most of the world. Here's how SWIFT works.
It's not just people on the top. Even janitors and home health aides are often asked to sign noncompete agreements. Why's that? And will a company really sue you if you break one?
By Dave Roos
President Joe Biden just signed a sweeping executive order that will create right-to-repair rules for cellphone companies, as well as big ag companies like John Deere. Who would be against that? We'll explain.
The U.S.'s long-standing cash bail system produces two very different outcomes depending on how much money the defendant can scrape together.
By Dave Roos
A new study examined the morality of cab drivers — in Athens, Greece — when dealing with business travelers.
John Oliver paid off medical debt for 9,000 Americans. But could you buy your own debt on the cheap?
By Dave Roos
The U.S. Supreme Court may be the highest court in the land, but the justices that sit on the bench sometimes reverse course. It doesn't happen often, but here are 13 Supreme Court cases in history that have been overturned.
The founding fathers felt that the press had a special job -- so special that they gave journalists the freedom to do their work. The Supreme Court has since expanded to include other liberties, but there have been some growing pains along the way.
A common consumer reaction to American bank bailouts in 2008 and 2009 was, "Where's my bailout?" The Wall Street reform bill signed into law in July 2010 doesn't bail out strapped citizens, but it does provide some additional consumer protections.
By Chanel Lee
Most of us have heard that we're not supposed to remove the tags from our mattresses or pillows because it violates some kind of law. But what's the real story?
Copyrights are the one of the only forms of intellectual property that have historical basis in the Constitution. All other forms rely on common or statutory law for enforcement. Learn how they work.
By Thomas L. Peterson