- The frugal future
The recession has radically altered the financial landscape for many Americans, but Chris Farrell says there is a silver lining in people consuming less. In his new book, he talks about how to make frugality a habit.9:06 a.m.
Chris Farrell: Minnesota Public Radio chief economics correspondent and author of "The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better."
- Aviation security under the microscope
Federal officials are trying to figure out how a man was able to bring explosive material and ignite it on board a Northwest Airlines flight on Saturday. That the incident didn't turn tragic was due in part to the actions of the passengers on the plane. In the meantime, flyers will experience new travel security restrictions that vary depending on where you're flying.9:45 a.m.
George Novak: Director, safety, borders and security at InterVISTAS, a transportation consulting firm.
- The legacy of suicide
When families compare their health histories, they may not mention one risk that appears to be handed down: the tendency for severe depression. Christopher Lukas writes of a tragic thread of suicide that claimed his brother, mother and several other family members.10:06 a.m.
Christopher Lukas: Author of "Blue Genes: A Memoir of
Loss & Survival."
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