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How much did you pay for that set of golf clubs you never used? Don't be ashamed, you're not alone. Eve Troeh reports that folks are coming out of the closet to tell tales of money wasted -- and to find help.
With retail sales having their biggest drop in record in October, the holiday shopping season is looking pretty bleak. How bad will it be? Scott Jagow gets the report from Marketplace's retail maven, Stacey Vanek-Smith.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has shifted his focus to consumer lending, but not to foreclosures. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell tells Scott Jagow we need more across-the-board solutions.
For the last 10 years, bank fees have been going up consistently. Scott Jagow talks to Bankrate.com's Greg McBride, who tells us where customers are getting stung the most.
She gets a script and she finds a place to shoot it. And then there are the little things involved. We follow Locations Manager Nancy Haecker around as she preps for features and TV shows.
African Americans could lose up to $90 billion from foreclosures, according to a recent study. As Jenee Darden reports, some predominantly black churches are offering help to those in need of a financial rescue.
Company cutbacks are so severe right now that many are skipping the annual holiday party. Scott Jagow talks to Jo Bennett of Battalia Winston Amrop, which does a survey about corporate holiday events.
Marketplace Money for November 15-16, 2008