Chris Farrell | Jan 7, 2009
Question: Given today's low returns on money market accounts and CDs, is now a good time to pay off one's mortgage? I am about 1/2 way through my...
| Oct 21, 2008
Twenty-eight-year-old Cinthya Guillen is going to college to be a high school teacher, but the crisis has made it a struggle for her to afford books. We talk to her as part of our Interested Parties series.
Amy Scott | Jan 15, 2009
Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker and a group of international financial titans are calling for a series of reforms to fix the broken financial system. Amy Scott reports.
| Jan 16, 2009
A lot of news came from banking institutions this week, and very little of it was good. Kai Ryssdal takes a look at reports from Citigroup and Bank of America with T. Rowe Price's Andy Brooks and Wall Street columnist Heidi Moore.
Scott Tong | Jan 19, 2009
In an effort to boost sagging sales, China is cutting the tax on little cars. The move has Detroit's Big 3 paying close attention because the Chinese buy brands from around the world. Scott Tong reports.
Kai Ryssdal | Jun 6, 2008
Attention will be on the Belmont Stakes on Saturday as Big Brown tries to capture the Triple Crown. But thoroughbred racing's not what it used to be. Attendance is down and the money wagered has dropped $1 billion in five years. Kai Ryssdal reports.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jan 19, 2009
The Obama's team is keeping quiet on specific details of their plan to help consumers through the second half of the TARP fund. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports what the new administration might do.
| Jan 14, 2009
Small businesses strapped for cash could use help from the Small Business Association more than ever. But recent changes to one of its popular loan programs has put a strain on women and minority owners. Ronni Radbill reports.
| Jan 16, 2009
Listeners tell us what they think about our comments regarding Illinois Gov. Blagojevich, student loans, personal finance resolutions, and the sorry state of Chris Farrell's office.