Feb 6, 2009
Marketplace Money for Weekend of February 7-8, 2009
Share Now on:
Stories You Might Like Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 8, 2016 Marketplace for Monday, November 7, 2016 Marketplace Weekend for Friday, February 19, 2016 Marketplace Weekend for Friday, February 5, 2016 Marketplace Weekend for Friday, February 12, 2016 Marketplace…
Segments From this episode
More than 6 million people are getting unemployment benefits nationwide, the most in at least 40 years. But the numbers only tell so much. Reporter Joel Rose talked to three first-time recipients about what unemployment means for them.
Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell is hopping mad about the United States income tax system. Dramatically simplifying the tax code, he argues, could be an easy fix.
It's important to learn good personal finance habits early in life. Tess Vigeland talks with Laura Levine of the JumpStart Coalition and New Jersey State Senator Steven Sweeney about programs for teaching those skills to high school students.
Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell answer listener questions on why student loans are "good debt," whether to draw on savings or take Social Security, how to get a pro athlete's taxes in shape, and more.
For collectors, keeping their avocations going amid a recession can be the best of times and the worst of times. It just depends what they're looking for. Rico Gagliano reports.
Cheers to trustworthy journalism!
Give just $7/month to get your own KaiPA glass.