Marketplace Money for November 17-18, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week -- college loans, value investing, cleaning up credit snafus and index fund vocabulary.
Are debt collectors harassing you? Their actions might be criminal. Tess asks Lauren Saunders about what creditors can and can't do and how you can fight back.
Reverend Billy has a message for you: the end is near for our consumer culture. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli enters the fold of the Church of Stop Shopping to bring us the gospel.
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Marketplace Money breaks down a phrase making headlines this week: "quarterly forecast."
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we learn how trends make their way to the kitchen from Del Monte nutritionist Laura Molseed.
Nobody can predict the future, but if anyone can come close, it's Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell. Chris walks us through key economic indicators and sets the story straight on the prospect of a recession.