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Sep 18, 2009

Marketplace Money for Weekend of Sept. 19-20, 2009

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Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.

Segments From this episode

Clues to Cleveland's foreclosure crisis

Sep 18, 2009
The foreclosure crisis hit Cleveland especially hard, but the question is why? Rico Gagliano tries to find out.

Internet home sales weave tangled web

Sep 18, 2009
Many foreclosed homes are being bought and sold on the Internet. Host Tess Vigeland talks to Frank Ford, senior vice president for research and development of Neighborhood Progress in Cleveland, about the local impact of such sales.

Rock Hall of Fame's money spots

Sep 18, 2009
Host Tess Vigeland takes a tour of Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's money-related exhibits with one of the museum's curators, Lauren Onkey.

Time to bite into the housing market?

Sep 18, 2009
The $8,000 tax credit given to first-time homebuyers is set to expire at the end of November. Should people take advantage of it before it's too late? Host Tess Vigeland talks to personal finance author Beth Kobliner about it.

Musicians often get in financial jams

Sep 18, 2009
Greg Kot, host of the music talk show Sound Opinions out of Chicago, talks with Tess Vigeland about how musicians deal with money management.

Following the recession's ripple effects

Sep 18, 2009
Cleveland is a hub for the auto industry, and one of the first cities to have faced the foreclosure crisis. But the recession there has branched out to all sectors. Dan Bobkoff reports.

Wall Street's back to business as usual

Sep 18, 2009
Economics Editor Chris Farrell visits New York and finds business is as usual. And that, he argues, will continue to be the case, unless Washington takes action on tougher regulation.

Getting Personal

Sep 18, 2009
Host Tess Vigeland and finance expert Sheryl Harris of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer newspaper answer listeners' questions.

Will health reform make saving harder?

Sep 18, 2009
Employees who put money in tax-free Flexible Spending Accounts for out-of-pocket medical expenses may face a limit for the first time. Bob Moon reports.

Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.