Economy

Financial Planning In Uncertain Times

Financial Planning In Uncertain Times

December 17, 2012

Three-quarters of Americans have saved just $25,000 for retirement. And nearly half of us now live paycheck-to-paycheck, making it more difficult to save. Diane and a panel of experts discuss planning for your financial future in uncertain times.

Mobile Apps And Children's Privacy

December 13, 2012

Hundreds of smartphone and tablet apps aimed at kids are collecting and sharing personal data without informing parents. Join Diane and her guests as they discuss the latest concerns about mobile apps and children's privacy.

The Mortgage Interest Deduction And The U.S. Housing Market

December 10, 2012

The mortgage interest deduction is a key factor in many household budgets and the overall housing market. Who would be hurt and who would be helped if Congress changes the rules.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

December 7, 2012

The November jobs number report. What's new in the fiscal cliff negotiations. And former President George W. Bush weighs in on immigration.

Anti-Tax Crusader Grover Norquist

December 3, 2012

A conversation with Grover Norquist. As fiscal cliff negotiations move forward, some lawmakers are rethinking their support of Norquist's anti-tax pledge.

Friday News Roundup - International

November 30, 2012

Protests in Egypt over the president's power grab. The Palestinian Authority makes a U.N. bid. And European finance ministers set new bailout terms for Greece.

The Role Of The SEC And What's Needed To Keep Watch On Wall Street

November 28, 2012

The role of the SEC in regulating Wall Street.

Shopping Trends In America

November 21, 2012

Retailers look forward to the holiday shopping season for at least one-fifth of their annual sales. How online shopping, a Black Friday backlash and economic uncertainty are shaping purchasing trends.

Tax Policy Debate: Raising Rates Versus Limiting Deductions

November 20, 2012

Raising rates versus limiting deductions and loopholes: tax policy debate in Washington and efforts to raise tax revenues by $1.6 trillion over the next decade.

Friday News Roundup - International

November 16, 2012

An Israeli airstrike kills the top Hamas military commander. Congress holds hearings on the Benghazi, Libya, consulate attack. And China’s ruling Communist Party names its top leader. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno to discuss the week’s top international stories, what happened and why.

Our address has changed!

The Diane Rehm Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.