Marketplace Money for Weekend of Feb. 14-15, 2009
Tess Vigeland reads listener e-mails on long-term investing, "do-it-yourself disasters," and an idea to mandate that all members of Congress do their own taxes with pencil, paper and calculator.
OK, so maybe you can't lavish your loved one with expensive gifts. But if had unlimited funds, what would you get? Sean Cole peruses a millionaire's Valentine's list, and poses some questions about money and love.
Economists have been sparring for weeks over the merits of the stimulus package. Tess Vigeland talks to our Economics Editor Chris Farrell, who tells us why he thinks the stimulus package is a good thing.
How will the stimulus bill help the taxpayer? Tess Vigeland evaluates the package on everything from jobs to loans to tax credits with Marketplace senior editor Paddy Hirsch and Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale.