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 Reporter Mitchell Hartman discusses the need for Marketplace's new Wealth & Poverty desk.
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?
Feb 7, 2012 It is time for potential graduate students to hear back from schools. I was accepted to two top-rate, out-of-state schools and will likely get into an unranked in-state school. I compared the cost of out-of-state schools to the in-state school; the difference (over the 10-year repayment period) exceeds $55,000! All graduates have to pass a standardized national exam to be licensed, and all graduates in my field are employed. Is the difference in quality and reputation worth the extra debt? Will my starting salary be affected, and how important is that over the course of my career? Jordan, Raleigh, NC
Feb 2, 2012 A group of recent law graduates sues a dozen law schools, saying the institutions misled them about job and salary prospects.
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."
Jan 24, 2012 To prove to its creditors that it is serious, Greece has released a list of tax evaders, and is opening up national monuments to film crews.