It's not cheap to have a cell phone these days, but many have gotten their phones discounted with their service plans. But it might not turn out to be as great of a deal as you think. Jeremy Hobson talks to the L.A. Times' David Lazarus about the extra tax some states are trying to charge.
People who have turned to debt settlement services to deal with money problems have usually had to pay an upfront fee. Starting today, however, those fees can't be enforced. David Gura reports on the pros and cons of the new rule.
Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.