American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
The Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq both took a dramatic plunge on Friday April 14, capping several weeks of unnerving fluctuations. A panel talks about what happened and why, whether high-tech securities have been overvalued, and what steps the average investor should now take.
- Kevin Hassett director, economic policy studies, American Enterprise Institute.
- Knight Kiplinger editor and chief of the "Kiplinger Letter" and "Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine"
- Robert Shiller professor of economics at Yale University author of "The Subprime Solution", "Irrational Exuberance" and "The New Financial Order"
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