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Over the last few years, the Irish economy has mirrored the crises of the U.S. economy. Like Americans, Irish citizens are learning facts about money the hard way.
Small businesses bore a lot of the consequences of the recession. Two pre-teen entrepreneurs talk about how their summer business took a hit during the recession.
Many Americans are taking money matters into their own hands. We talk to a few of them about how they've downsized their lifestyles -- and why they feel liberated, not pinched.
The economy may be uncertain, but you can make sure that you and your money aren't. Commentator J.D. Roth talks about how he's keeping his peace of mind during the recession.
Marketplace Money for Friday, August 26, 2011