Rico Gagliano | Mar 3, 2009
A Pew Center report shows that one of the fastest-growing spending areas for states is criminal correction. But as states struggle with their budgets, is the price of spending on the penitentiary system worth it? Rico Gagliano reports.
| Mar 5, 2009
In an SEC filing, General Motors said this morning that bankruptcy is a real possibility if it cannot stop the financial bleeding and generate some cash. Bill Radke discusses what else GM fears with TheDetroitBureau.com's Paul Eisenstein
| Mar 4, 2009
Thousands of foreclosed properties are sitting on the market and driving home values down. But one federal program is aimed at helping people who don't own homes buy foreclosed properties to get them off the market. Tamara Keith reports.
Scott Jagow | Mar 3, 2009
The latest car sales numbers just came in, and they truly are bad enough to make a grown man cry. GM and Ford sales fell by half in February. At...
| Mar 2, 2009
Although TARP assets focus on helping troubled banks, the funds were also originally intended to include the insurance industry. Bill Radke talks to Frank Keating of the American Council of Life Insurers about what happened to that end of the bailout.
| Mar 3, 2009
Starting today, federal agencies must disclose how they're spending their share of the near $800 billion stimulus package. Ronni Radbill explains how the use of online reports could help improve government transparency.
| Feb 12, 2009
A new poll shows a majority of Americans believe Medicare should be expanded to include everyone. More than half of respondents are even willing to pay more taxes for the coverage. Danielle Karson reports.
| Mar 4, 2009
Recession dressing? Sounds more like a cheap way to top a salad than a clothing-design movement. Kai Ryssdal speaks with fashion editor Kate Betts about how you might have to work a little harder to look good during the downturn.
Rico Gagliano | Mar 2, 2009
Credit card companies are feeling the effects of the recession. To get people to swipe more of its debit cards, Visa is launching a new ad campaign that focuses on everyday spending needs. Rico Gagliano reports.