philosophy

ER's Linda Cardellini Explains her Rx for Financial Health

Linda Cardellini played nurse Samantha Taggart on ER, but when it comes to her finances, she's the one getting intensive care. She has pros watching her money, and she watches them, too. But just because she has a lead role in a film at Cannes doesn't mean she's all about the conspicuous-consumption Hollywood lifestyle.

Buddhist Economics? Raj Patel Suggests a New Idea of Value

Worried about the meaning of existence? You might want to check out Raj Patel's best-selling book "The Value of Nothing." Its message about how we value -- and misvalue -- the world and ourselves charts a middle path toward a society in which our economic choices aren't dominated by Big Brother or big corporations.

Coty to Purchase Philosophy for $1 Billion

Perfume maker Coty Inc agreed to buy Philosophy Inc., a maker of personal care products, for about $1 billion. Philosophy is currently owned by private equity company Carlyle Group, Reuters said.