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In Spain, an average of 300 homes are foreclosed daily. Former home owners not only lose their houses, but they must also continue paying the mortgage for homes they don't own.
More evidence that higher education doesn't necessarily protect you from financial disasters: The number of Americans with advanced degrees filing for bankruptcy jumped 20 percent over the last five years.
Instead of staying at a hotel next time you travel, why not try a stranger's extra bedroom or guesthouse? We take a look at the pros and cons of this unusual arrangement.
A bachelor's degree is almost a requirement to enter the middle class these days. But author Anya Kamenetz thinks that people can cobble together a "DIY degree" with a little ingenuity and hard work.
Marketplace Money for Friday, September 16, 2011