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Irish youth out o' luck in downturn

| Mar 17, 2009
After joining the European Union, Ireland's economy roared to life in the 90's. But today, it's whimpering. Youth Radio's Pendarvis Harshaw reports on the tough choices Irish youth must make to deal with the downturn.
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Brokers still approving bad loans

| Mar 13, 2009
Despite the mortgage crisis, some lenders are still approving loans that end in default. Tess Vigeland talks to Salon.com reporter Alyssa Katz about how some brokers are now causing problems for the Federal Housing Administration.
Posted In: Housing, Investing
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Criticizing bailout use isn't productive

| Mar 16, 2009
Banks are taking a lot of heat for using government bailout money in what appears to be frivolous ways. Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan, who says criticizing these institutions for each move doesn't accomplish much.
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AIG has to pay it back

Scott Jagow | Mar 17, 2009
Tonight, the Treasury said it will make AIG repay the government the $165 million in bonuses handed out last week. In a letter to Congressional...
Posted In: AIG, bonuses, Geithner, TARP
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Sirius XM stays relevant, for now

Scott Jagow | Mar 16, 2009
A month ago, I wrote about the future of satellite radio or more precisely, the potential lack of a future. Well, a lot has changed since then, so...
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Getting Personal

Chris Farrell | Mar 6, 2009
Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell give advice to listeners about prioritizing and paying down debt, and where the average person can save on bills.
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Straight Story

Chris Farrell | Mar 13, 2009
Tess Vigeland talks to Economics Editor Chris Farrell about Jon Stewart's interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer and whether average investors should pay attention to stock choices recommended on financial shows.
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I, renter

Scott Jagow | Mar 17, 2009
I signed the lease on a new apartment yesterday, and let me tell you, it's a good time to be apartment hunting. My fiancee and I got a great deal...
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Rep. Frank has questions ready for AIG

Kai Ryssdal | Mar 17, 2009
AIG CEO Edward Liddy is set to face a House panel's questions on bonuses paid to company executives with federal bailout money. Kai Ryssdal talks with Rep. Barney Frank about what to expect from the hearing on Wednesday.
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Lawmakers look to reclaim AIG bonuses

Steve Henn | Mar 17, 2009
Bonuses paid out to AIG executives have sparked outrage, and lawmakers are telling CEO Edward Liddy to fix the problem or they will do it for him. But what can the government really do? Steve Henn reports.

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