Jun 22, 2012

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What does peace of mind cost you? That's what we're asking this weekend. Safety and security -- of your money, your reputation and your person. We've got some tips from the LAPD and other security experts. But, not all safety…

Segments From this episode

Latest public health problem: Foreclosures

Jun 22, 2012
The stress of foreclosure is causing ill health for some.

The high cost of personal safety

Jun 22, 2012
The cost of keeping yourself safe varies depending on what you feel is necessary to secure yourself and your property. Host Tess Vigeland learning about owning, and firing, a gun.
Tess prepares to confront a zombie at the LAX Firing Range in Los Angeles.

Rebuttal: Obesity is not a choice

Jun 22, 2012
LA Times columnist David Lazarus argues that government should intervene to curb obesity, because citizens cannot protect themselves from the deluge of advertising from the food and beverage industry.

The cost of foreclosure

Jun 22, 2012
How much does it cost to go through the foreclosure process?
A sign is posted in front of a foreclosed home for sale in California.
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Who is selling and buying your information online?

Jun 22, 2012
An online security expert tells us what companies are doing about the safety of your personal data online.
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Greek economic crisis... Part XXIII

Jun 22, 2012
What effect is the eurozone crisis cycle having on the rest of the world?
A rally for the New Democracy party in Greece before the elections.
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Piggy for Greece

Jun 22, 2012
A thank you gift to the people of Athens for not taking the world economy this past week... phew.
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Emergency fund 101

Jun 22, 2012
Emergency fund advocate Jill Schlesinger joins host Tess Vigeland and Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch to discuss the foundation of financial security.
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Your own private army

Jun 22, 2012
Private security expert Chris Simovich discusses the costs of hiring your own "posse."
A Secret Service agent keeps a watchful eye.
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What does peace of mind cost you? That’s what we’re asking this weekend. Safety and security — of your money, your reputation and your person. We’ve got some tips from the LAPD and other security experts. But, not all safety threats are easy to spot. And yes — your social network can put you at risk. Plus, we’ll also ask whether the foreclosure crisis is making people sick. Losing your home can make you lose your lunch.

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