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Americans like to hold a glowing vision of private home ownership as a gateway to independence, safety and freedom. But then we got a stark glimpse of reality with the collapse of the housing market.
This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to a business professor in Atlanta, Ga., who learned an important lesson about being cheated by her bank.
Tess Vigeland and L.A. Times columnist David Lazarus offer advice on bogus magazine subscriptions, life insurance policies, and answer questions involving investing and debt.
Under the Obama health plan, it's supposed to get easier to find and keep affordable insurance if you leave a job and strike out as an individual entrepreneur. But is that actually happening?
Have you ever had a discussion about money that seemed to go in circles? Carl Richards explains how we carry around "baggage" that can influence our conversations about money.
Marketplace Money for Friday, April 22, 2011