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What the SEC did wrong with Madoff

Aug 21, 2009
The Securities and Exchange Commission's inspector general is expected to release a report next week on how the SEC failed in the Madoff debacle. Steve Henn reports.

Deciphering the health-care debate

Aug 21, 2009
President Obama hasn't stopped talking about health-care reform, yet the public is more confused than ever. Tamara Keith reports.

Time to buy into 'impulse savings'

Aug 21, 2009
We've all fallen victim to impulse shopping. But impulse saving? Commentator Chris Farrell says Americans need to start rolling the dice on putting money away.

Prepping for college in tough times

Aug 21, 2009
Parents sending their kids off to college have it especially tough this season. Listeners weigh in on how they're managing.
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Keeping college kids' money in check

Aug 21, 2009
Janet Bodnar of Kiplinger.com talks to host Stacey Vanek-Smith about what to watch out for -- financially speaking -- when the kids go off to college.
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Getting Personal

Aug 21, 2009
Host Stacey Vanek-Smith and Economics Editor Chris Farrell field listeners' questions about how to pay for college and other financial matters.
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Economy gives some dads a bad rap

Aug 21, 2009
Despite hints that the economy is recovering, job losses continue. But what happens when fathers who pay child support are out of work? Monica Brady-Myerov reports.

Ideas for putting furlough days to work

Aug 21, 2009
We all like a day off. But what are people supposed to do when they're forced not to go to work and have no money? Host Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to the experts.
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Credit card reforms only do so much

Aug 21, 2009
Commentator Jill Schlesinger says that although the government has passed new rules regarding credit cards, real credit card reform will only come when individuals change their spending habits.
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Is credit counseling good for you?

Aug 21, 2009
During these tough economic times, a lot of folks are reaching out for help with their credit cards. Marketplace Money listeners chime in on whether credit counseling has worked for them.

Peering into the world of credit hackers

Aug 21, 2009
Ever wonder how hackers do it? Break into your private credit card accounts, spending money on your dime? Marketplace blogger Scott Jagow takes a closer look at a hacker's world.

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