Mar 9, 2012 More and more, people with outstanding debts are finding themselves in the crosshairs of swarms of collections agencies.
Mar 9, 2012 Total outstanding student loan debt is expected to surpass a trillion dollars in 2012. So what does that mean for education and the economy?
Feb 27, 2012 College dropouts don’t get the job, earnings and career benefits of postsecondary education, but they do get a student loan repayment book.
Feb 24, 2012 Reporter Mitchell Hartman discusses the need for Marketplace's new Wealth & Poverty desk.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 7, 2012 So much for the end of crazy credit card solicitations -- card companies have become more aggressive than ever. We look at which solicitation techniques work and why.
Feb 24, 2012 Whether you want to lose weight or save money, you're gonna need the secret ingredient: willpower. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal discusses the art and science of self control.
Feb 17, 2012 Tess talks with David Lazarus of the the Los Angeles Times about how to cope with possible identity theft, the tax implications of airmiles and handling your credit profile when collectors come calling.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 13, 2012 Why is it so important for Greece to get its bailout money by March 20th?
Jan 31, 2012 Borrowing wasn't always thought of as an abstract, impersonal concept. Author Louis Hyman discusses the history of borrowing and his new book, "Borrow: The American Way of Debt."