Jun 10, 2013 Business bankruptcies are down overall, but companies still make mistakes. And some entire industries are in trouble.
May 6, 2013 One way to evaluate the health of an economy is to look at the jobs picture, which looks pretty rosy so far this spring. But there’s another sign to keep any eye on: the availability of credit.
Apr 25, 2013 Not everyone has the cash upfront to buy a new gun. We look at the world of financing a firearm purchase.
Mar 14, 2013 Young go-getters can get funding to pursue their dream careers through a startup called Pave. The catch? Prospects agree to fork over about five percent of their income for the following 10 years.
Rowan Moore Gerety
Feb 15, 2013 More than 5 million homes have been lost to foreclosure since 2006. That's a lot of real estate, and con artists are determined to put it to good use.
Jan 10, 2013 The Great Recession has seen a sharp rise in the number of pawn shops in the U.S. There's also been a change of image as better-off people increasingly turn to the institutions to pawn luxury items.
Dec 27, 2012 Some cities with high foreclosure rates actually have housing shortages now, not a glut of foreclosed houses on the market. President Obama's mortgage-relief plan has helped, but another factor is hedge funds investing in houses to rent out.
Nov 27, 2012 The housing market looks better, but what about the so-called shadow inventory?
Nov 21, 2012 28 percent of leveraged loans are now covenant-lite. Why does that matter to you? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.