Marketplace Money for January 31-February 1
The latest plan to stop the bleeding in the financial markets is to bundle up the bad assets and deposit them into a "bad bank." Marketplace's senior editor Paddy Hirsh explains the plan.
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we grab a cold one with Luther Paul, head brewer at Lakefront Brewery.
Host Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell answer listener questions about retirement savings, 529 plans, financial education, early investing and reversing bad habits.
Financial pundits are quick to say that the current crisis has changed everything, but Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell says we shouldn't be so eager to throw out the rule book.