Marketplace Money for Weekend of July 19-20, 2008
Economics editor says Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are on the road to nationalization, and their stockholders are going to pay the price.
Tess Vigeland continues her conversations with John Ventura, author of "Kiplinger's Estate Planning." This week the topic is life insurance.
Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell take on all sorts of questions from listeners concerned about how their financial holdings might be affected by the nation's volatile banking situation.
So, just what does amortization mean on a loan? Jonathan Clements is at the blackboard with this week's explanation.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement
Some Americans are giving their employers an interest-free loan, whether they know it or not. It's all thanks to the "float" -- the time it takes for 401k contributions to move out of your paycheck and into your retirement account. Rico Gagliano reports.