Mar 19, 2010

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Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.

Segments From this episode

Can the jobs bill make a difference?

Mar 19, 2010
Congress has passed the first in a series of bills intended to encourage companies to hire more workers. Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson and Tess Vigeland look at whether the legislation can put a dent in the 10% unemployment rate.

Latinos invest in immigration reform

Mar 19, 2010
Latino groups across the nation have been holding fund-raising events to help people get to Washington, D.C., this weekend for the big immigration reform rally. Jeff Tyler reports.

Letters from our listeners

Mar 19, 2010
Listeners react to Marketplace Money's recent coverage, especially David Sax's commentary about changing the way we tip.

In California, bidding wars are back

Mar 19, 2010
One of the nuttier elements of the real estate boom has returned. Tess Vigeland explains.

Getting Personal

Mar 19, 2010
Tess Vigeland and personal finance expert Liz Pulliam Weston attempt to give a listener a money makeover.

Elements of investing, short and simple

Mar 19, 2010
Burton Malkiel, author of "The Elements of Investing," talks with Tess Vigeland about his new book and why shorter is better in investing advice.

Ireland's new lost generation

Mar 19, 2010
Christopher Werth reports on young Irish couples who splurged during the housing boom, only to face negative equity and a sluggish economy.

How to get auctioned-off homes cheap

Mar 19, 2010
Peter O'Dowd explains how some investors buy auctioned-off homes at record low prices.

NCAA brackets ranked by tuition

Mar 19, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks with The Awl's Abe Sauer about his version of the NCAA brackets -- based on each school's tuition.

Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.

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