Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 23, 2012 Bank of America is launching a pilot program where homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure would hand over the deed to their house and then rent it back from the bank.
Mar 23, 2012 Bank of America starts a foreclosure-prevention program that lets borrowers give up ownership of their home but stay on rent-paying tenants.
Mar 22, 2012 Connecticut contractor Peter Schneider is surviving the recession thanks to his hard-won skills, hard-working attitude, and a little bit of luck.
Mar 23, 2012 A Seattle family learns the hard way how to manage its finances.
Mar 22, 2012 Jennifer Kuzara is doing her part to spur a recovery, both in her Atlanta suburb and the wider housing market.
Mar 12, 2012 The $25 billion settlement announced last month finally details all the different types of relief for borrowers. But it sure took a long time.
Mar 5, 2012 One of the first places to be hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis was Iceland. The country's three main banks collapsed, ushering in hard times for the island nation, and sending monetary shockwaves across Europe.
Mar 5, 2012 Iceland suffered a total financial collapse back in 2008. Today, the country's former prime minister goes on trial for his role in it.
Mar 5, 2012 Kai Ryssdal tours the new international terminal at Atlanta's airport and talks with Mayor Kasim Reed about how the $1.4 billion project can help the city bounce back to its boomtown days.