Aug 1, 2012 A federal housing regulator is rejecting a White House plan to help borrowers who are underwater on their mortgages. That means they owe more than their homes are worth and there are about 11 million people in that category. The Federal Housing Finance Agency said the potential benefits of cutting mortgage balances for those people don't outweigh the costs.
Jul 23, 2012 Thirty-five-year-old Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto talks about struggling in the pursuit of gold.
Jul 20, 2012 Piggy will be headed to paradise, to the home of one listener who took the financially sound advice of a TV dad.
Jul 14, 2012 This week's letter segments tackles questions for the senior set.
Jul 13, 2012 After the Justice Department announced a $175 million settlement with Wells Fargo for alleged discrimination against thousands of African American and Hispanic borrowers, the bank looks to cease operations with independent mortgage brokers, whom they blame for the prejudicial lending.
Jun 29, 2012 We asked listeners what financial independence means to you.
Jun 29, 2012 Your most recent program discussed the amount and kind of emergency funds needed for people working. My question is what those of us who are retired should consider for emergency funds. William, Schenectady, NY
Jun 25, 2012 A new study says almost half of Americans don't have enough saved to cover three months expenses, up slightly from a year ago.
Jun 15, 2012 Host Tess Vigeland is joined by Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch and the L.A. Times' David Lazarus to discuss reader concerns and talk to listeners.