Marketplace Money for May 23-24, 2009
Even modest, diversified and longterm-focused investors were thwarted by the collapse of Wall Street So what should they do next? Writer and author Jeffrey Goldberg thinks they should start by taking a good long look at their brokers.
Credit cards seem to be the scourge of the consumer these days. But LA Times columnist Meghan Daum insists that plastic isn't all bad. In fact, it's helped her through some pretty rough times.
When Sabrina Reigel moved to Southern California, she had no friends, lots of free time, and quickly racked up $40,000 worth of credit card debt. She talks about how she worked down her massive premium without losing her sanity.