Jan 15, 2010

Marketplace Money for January 16-17, 2010

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Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.

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Time for listeners to chime in

Jan 15, 2010
Tess Vigeland reads comments about our recent coverage -- from our expert's review of the economic collapse to why a family $100,000 in debt should be rewarded.

HuffPo's 'Move Your Money' campaign

Jan 15, 2010
Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the Huffington Post Web site, explains why she has called upon her readers to abandon the big banks and give smaller, community banks a try.

Singing without health insurance

Jan 15, 2010
Orlando Campbell, a rapper from Oakland, Calif., talks about the ways musicians struggle with health insurance, even when they've begun to make it big.

A good first step in health care reform

Jan 15, 2010
Money's economics editor, Chris Farrell, explains why he's cheering the health care bill that's emerged.

Getting Personal

Jan 15, 2010
MSN money columnist Liz Pulliam Weston joins Tess Vigeland to take listener questions about credit card debt, and how a parent can help a child financially without doing more harm than good.

Can poker make you a better investor?

Jan 15, 2010
It's one of the oldest cliches in investing: The stock market is just a casino with a ticker. Bob Frick, author of "How Poker Can Make You a Better Investor," explains what can be learned from the classic card game.

What you can do to help Haiti

Jan 15, 2010
The tragedy that befell the citizens of Haiti has people asking, "What can I do to help?" Ian Moncaster of the World Affairs Council offers some advice.

HUD cracks down on mortgage lenders

Jan 15, 2010
In the latest government effort to rein in mortgage lenders, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development wants 15 mortgage companies to explain why their loans failed. Jeff Tyler reports.

Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.