Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.
What happens when President Obama discusses war, credit card interest rates, and popularity polls with a few former presidents? Just listen to the folks from Saturday Night Live.
There's likely to be a new offering in the futures market -- betting on how well a movie will do at the box office. Tess Vigeland finds out how it would work from Richard Jaycobs, president of the Cantor Exchange.
Listeners react to our story about the new kind of video surfacing on YouTube -- "hauls" where shoppers describe their loot -- inspiring one mother to create her own.
Cash Peters looks into some of the more economical ways of maintaining your youth.
Some of the unemployed are turning to volunteer opportunities such as the Peace Corps -- no matter how old they are. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
David Lazarus, consumer columnist for the Los Angeles Times, joins Tess Vigeland to talk about personal finance issues.
Tess Vigeland talks with EcoMotion's Ted Flanigan about a program that makes it easy for property owners to install green home improvements at lower costs.
The idea of a consumer protection agency has been resurrected several times since President Obama proposed it last spring, but public opinion about such an agency is mixed.