Marketplace Money for April 20, 2007
Apr 20, 2007

Marketplace Money for April 20, 2007

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Marketplace Money for April 20, 2007

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Buzzword: National Student Loan Data System

Apr 20, 2007
The last thing a student wants when they're applying for a loan is to have their information sold. But thanks to this week's buzzword, some lenders have found a new way to abuse power.

Surviving student loan scandal

Apr 20, 2007
With the nebulous condition of the student loan industry, it's more important than ever to be mindful of what you borrow for college. Amy Scott explores how students are handling their loans.

Day in the Work Life: Tobacconist

Apr 20, 2007
Smoking has its hazards, but in moderation, enjoying a cigar can be an art form. For the tobacconist, it's a living.

Recycling gets a 'raise'

Apr 20, 2007
What if Americans were paid to be environmentally conscious? One company in Philadelphia is helping the city see a sustainability surge by offering rewards for recyclers.

Mailbag for Friday, April 20, 2007

Apr 20, 2007
This week, economics editor Chris Farrell offers his advice on diversifying a 401k, stopping credit card offers and using a power of attorney.

Rebuilding after a foreclosure

Apr 20, 2007
The foreclosure rate in the U.S. is at an alarming high. Tess Vigeland met up with Monique Parker, who lost her home in Long Beach, Calif., to talk about what she went through in the foreclosure process.

Doing foreclosure damage control

Apr 20, 2007
If there's a foreclosure on your house, what can you do to start repairing your credit? Tess Vigeland talks to housing expert Gabriel Del Rio about helpful things to do if you've lost your home.

Educating Rico: Finding a good real estate agent

Apr 20, 2007
To find a good home, you need the help of a good real estate agent. But how to find one? In part two of his home-buying series, Rico Gagliano helps you pick out an agent who will really work for you.

Straight Story: Foreclosure victims . . . or not?

Apr 20, 2007
This week, Chris Farrell says he has less sympathy for people who gamble with home-buying.

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