May 29, 2012 Dewey & LeBoeuf, one of the largest law firms in the country, filed for bankruptcy last night after months of financial turmoil and partner defections.
Jul 2, 2012 The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Facebook can predict the stock market, U.S. traffic is down (but not on L.A.'s 405 freeway), and paying off loans with cash.
May 18, 2012 The city of Stockton, Calif. has been hit hard by the financial crisis. With the city on the verge of bankruptcy, residents share what it's like when your town is teetering on the brink.
May 8, 2012 The latest Congressional fight is over how to deal with a student loan interest hike set for the summer. But what's the real bottom line?
May 8, 2012 Hercules, Calif. was on the brink of bankruptcy. So the town made major sacrifices to stay solvent.
Apr 27, 2012 The fashion designer Betsey Johnson has filed for bankruptcy protection. Dozens of the fashion designers' stores will close, and hundred of employees will be laid off.
Apr 20, 2012 Interest rates on federal student loans are set to double on July 1. The president is urging Congress to stop that increase.
Apr 16, 2012 Peer-to-peer lending, also called social lending, is bringing together online individual lenders and individual borrowers for a fee. They cut out banks and other mainstream lenders. The innovation appears to be working.
Apr 13, 2012 Host Tess Vigeland along with Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch and tax expert Louis Barajas answer listener tax questions and emails.