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Marketplace Money for Weekend of October 3-4, 2009

Episode Description 

Finding the perfect money match online

Can websites like eHarmony really help form the perfect union -- even when it comes to money?
Posted In: online dating

Spotting those zombie stocks

When a company like Washington Mutual or Lehman Brothers dies, its stock doesn't automatically die with it. Tess Vigeland reports on how to spot half-dead stocks still lurking around trading floors.
Posted In: Investing

A visit to the foreclosure circus

With help from the federal government, the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America is traveling the country to help people who desperately need to modify their mortgages. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Housing

Getting Personal

Personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston and Tess Vigeland answer a listener's question about making a down payment on a home.

A tale of debt and redemption

Russell and Kandy Hildebrandt found themselves in a predicament a lot of Americans are in -- buried in credit card debt. But they dug out of their financial hole. They tell Tess Vigeland how they did it.
Posted In: Jobs

Progress report on consumer protection

Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren talks about "plain vanilla" products and how the Obama administration is progressing toward its promise to create a Consumer Financial Protection Agency.

When people just stop looking for work

We've all heard the unemployment reports: Millions of people are slaving away on job applications. Or are there? The job market is so tough, some people have just given up. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Jobs

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The Weight Of My Words (Four Tet Remix)
Kings Of Convenience
Sweet Nothing Serenade
Ben Harper
Stairway to Heaven
Blue Sky Black Death
The Dreaming Mind (Part 1)
Quantic And His Combo Barbaro