Marketplace Money for Friday, September 14, 2012
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A year ago, Occupy Wall Street began in New York's Zuccotti Park and spread to cities all across the U.S. You couldn't miss hearing about the 99 percent versus the 1 percent on Twitter, Facebook, TV, and the radio. But on the movement's one-year anniversary we ask the question: Did protesters succeed? In fact, banks are still giving money to people who can't afford to pay it back. We're not talking home mortgages here; this time it's car loans. Plus, we talk with two newlyweds and their Rabbi about personal finance. It's the latest in our series on religion and money.
Posted In: sales, bait and ditch
David Segal, a.k.a. The Haggler at the New York Times has a cautionary tale for those looking for great deals.
Posted In: Occupy movement, tea party, politics, society
Social movements come and go -- will Occupy Wall Street be one that lasts? Or has it already dissipated? Also, listen to letters that Occupiers wrote to financial institutions.
Posted In: auto loan, car loan, Mustang
Six and seven-year car loans are increasingly popular, though they come at a higher price over the long term.