Oct 3, 2008

Marketplace Money for October 4-5, 2008

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Marketplace Money for October 4-5, 2008

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The view from Main Street

Oct 3, 2008
Host Tess Vigeland and reporter Amy Scott are on the road to see how the financial crisis is affecting people all over the country. Tess reports on how residents in Salt Lake City are weathering the storm.
Tess interviewing Stephen Eccles Denkers at Lamb's Grill in Salt Lake City.
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After the bailout

Oct 3, 2008
Even though Congress has agreed on a revised bailout plan, Marketplace Senior Business Correspondent Bob Moon tells host Tess Vigeland that the economy isn't out of the woods yet.

Short- and long-term views of the crisis

Oct 3, 2008
Reporter Dan Bammes asks Utah residents how the financial crisis has affected them, and a few of our younger listeners weigh in on how the state of the economy has changed their investment strategy.

Putting investors on the couch

Oct 3, 2008
In all the chaos around the current crisis, it's hard to keep a level head. Host Tess Vigeland talks with Dr. Richard Peterson about the mind games the market plays with investors.

Getting Personal

Oct 3, 2008
Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland take questions on your protections against an ailing market, from PODs to SIPC, FDIC to NCUA.
Getting Personal
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Mormons take care of their own

Oct 3, 2008
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.

Day in the Work Life: Financial planner

Oct 3, 2008
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.

The down payment assistance debate

Oct 3, 2008
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.

Straight Story: Taking the long view

Oct 3, 2008
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.