May 29, 2009
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Web sites that estimate housing value are all over the Internet, but what good do they do? Tess Vigeland talks to Nic Retsinas, director of Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies, about what role these sites play in the housing market.
Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell talk about whether it's risky to take a vacation in such a tumultuous economic climate.
Paying off debt can be very difficult, but it's not impossible. Tess Vigeland talks to Dave Ramsey, author of "Total Money Makeover," about how to get rid of debt forever.
Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell answer listeners' pressing questions about starting a new business, social security stimulus checks and buying a home right before it goes into foreclosure.
The cost of hurricane insurance has been sky high since Katrina ravaged the South in 2005. Some homeowners even have to forego insurance because it is unaffordable. Dan Grech reports from Miami about how people are coping.
A month ago, Gail George signed up to have us track her finances for 30 days. In her final week of tracking, we welcome credit counseler Gail Cunningham to analyze George's spending and advise on her next steps in starting a savings fund.