Marketplace Money for January 24-25, 2009
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we log on with Kim Waldauer, host of the web series "Cube News 1."
Posted In: Housing, Investing, Retirement, Savings
Host Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell answer listener questions about pulling out of the market, retirement plans, investing overseas, credit unions vs. banks, the best use for savings, selling a home and unemployment.
In President Obama's inaugural address, economics editor Chris Farrell heard a message about setting a firm foundation. Chris sets the story straight on the lessons we can draw from the current downturn.
The White House is considering so many changes it's hard to keep up. Host Tess Vigeland asks Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer how President Obama's plans might affect the personal finances of average Americans.
The government is readying the second $350 billion in bailout money as banking stocks continue to dive. Host Tess Vigeland asks Marketplace's senior business correspondent Bob Moon why the first round of money wasn't able to make the fix.