Segments From this episode
Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland take questions on your protections against an ailing market, from PODs to SIPC, FDIC to NCUA.
As host Tess Vigeland hosts the show from Salt Lake City, we get a brief history of Mormons and their unique way of providing for one another in crisis from journalist and author Ken Verdoia.
In a shaky economic time, it's always nice to have a little help from an expert. On this week's Day in the Work Life, we meet Rick Zettlemoyer, a professional financial planner.
A popular measure aimed at helping prospective homebuyers make their down payment is no longer an option. Marketplace's Rachel Dornhelm reports on the efforts to restore down payment assistance programs.
After a week of chaos, we finally have a bailout bill. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the implications of the rescue plan in the coming months and years.
Marketplace Money for October 4-5, 2008