Taxes this year will be as much of a drag as ever. But not because of the Affordable Care Act. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto.com

Obamacare Won't Affect Most 2012 Taxes, Despite Firm's Claim

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/175588783/175662810" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Planning For Retirement When Savings Fall Short

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/175262508/175438940" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Which Helps The Economy More: A Rebound In Stocks Or Housing?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/175234470/175234443" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A group of hobbyists has been tracking the movement of stamped "Where's George?" $1 bills across the country. Prince Roy/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption
Prince Roy/Flickr

Where's George?: The Trail Of $1 Bills Across The U.S.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/174966382/175205033" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A home for sale in Glenview, Ill. Existing-home sales hit the highest level in more than 3 years in February. But not everyone is convinced that the housing sector's momentum has staying power. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Nam Y. Huh/AP

Bove gets text alerts of new homes coming on the market. Lauren Rock for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Lauren Rock for NPR

For Some Ready To Buy, A Good Home Is Hard To Find

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/174739312/174813969" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Annuities Explained: The Choices And Red Flags

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/174619055/174812881" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Is your family budget really like the federal budget? iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto.com

How The Federal Budget Is Just Like Your Family Budget (Or Not)

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/174762184/174769623" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Cypriots protest an EU bailout deal outside the parliament in Nicosia on Monday. A proposed bailout deal would slap a levy on all Cypriot bank savings. Patrick Baz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Patrick Baz/AFP/Getty Images
William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

A Surprisingly Uncontroversial Program That Gives Money To Poor People

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/174358638/174383292" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

How To Have Your 'First Retirement' At 32

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/174198168/174198161" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript