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If you're looking to buy a product or service, checking reviews online is a good way to get more information before deciding. But how do you know the reviews are genuine or fake? Sally Herships reports.
If you're fortunate enough to be able to buy something nice for yourself, despite the recession, do you do it? Bob Moon looks into something dubbed "luxury guilt."
Barry Ritholtz of Fusion IQ tells host Bob Moon that mortgage modification programs aren't working very well. The overall economy would return to better health in a shorter time, he says, if the pace of foreclosures were accelerated.
Marketplace Money for October 24-25, 2009