Marketplace Money for May 9-10, 2009
Posted In: Economy, Education, Investing, Savings
High school grads heading to college face difficult decisions about how to pay for tuition and expenses. Many will turn to federal and private student loans. Lauren Asher of Project for Student Debt discusses the student loan process.
Now that some large investment firms have been shuttered by the economic fallout, consumers have a tough choice: stay with a large firm or seek out a smaller, independent one. Bob Moon reports.
Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell talk about the current state of the economic crisis and how it compares to financial crises of the past.
Posted In: Economy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Savings
Many of the largest banks still don't get passing grades in U.S. government stress tests and must raise billions of dollars before they can pass. How does this affect the consumer? Reporter Jeremy Hobson has some answers.
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