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The national unemployment rate has reached a depressing 9%, but states like Oregon and South Carolina have it even worse. We talk to unemployed workers from these states to see how they're making ends meet.
Being in debt used to be a social stigma, but now it seems to be the American way. Tess Vigeland talks to Dave Ramsey, author of "Total Money Makeover," about how America became a nation of borrowers in love with credit.
Graduating college is usually a celebratory experience. But saying goodbye to university and hello to real life can be a real burden during a recession. Vigeland talks to author Beth Kobliner about the advice she has for the class of 2009.
Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell talk about whether or not the new savings trend will continue and how this recession is different from those in the past.