Marketplace Money for March 27-28, 2010

Episode Description 
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.

A history lesson in health care reform

Reporter Gregory Warner delves into some of the history surrounding U.S. health care reform.
Posted In: Health

Hey, it's the Free Credit Report guy!

Reporter Sean Cole goes behind the scenes of FreeCreditReport.com's catchy advertising and meets up with the site's star: musician and actor Eric Violette.

Credit report ads now more transparent

Credit.com's Adam Levin talks with Tess Vigeland about the new rules surrounding credit report companies' advertisements.

I need an iPad and I need it now

Consultant Geoffrey Moore explores with Tess Vigeland why some folks need to get their hands on new products like the iPad as soon as they're available.

Diagnosis on health care reform

Reporter Gregory Warner wraps up Money's health reform coverage by talking about the health care tab with Tess Vigeland, as well as the still uninsured, and the future of premiums.
Posted In: Health

What will saying no to insurance cost?

Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Tess Vigeland about what happens when people choose to opt out of health insurance under the new laws.
Posted In: Health

Health reform for dependents & seniors

How will the new health care laws benefit dependents and seniors who fall into Medicare's donut hole? Tess Vigeland turns to Vivian Ho, a professor at Rice University, for some answers.
Posted In: Health

The future of insurance exchanges

Henry Aaron, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, fills Tess Vigeland in on the health insurance exchanges that will be available in four years.
Posted In: Health

The death of the pre-existing condition

The Commonwealth Fund's Sarah Collins joins Tess Vigeland to talk about the end of pre-existing conditions, as well as something known as "rescission."
Posted In: Health

Music from this show

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Symphonic Raps
Louis Armstrong
I Am So Ordinary (Remastered Album Version)
Paula Cole
The Kids Don't Stand A Chance (Chromeo Remix)
Vampire Weekend

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