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The role of a fiduciary
Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the responsibilities of a fiduciary with a taxi metaphor.
It’s not just your income, it’s your assets
More than 40 percent of Americans are too "asset poor" to weather a job loss for three months.
If you've been following the problems encountered by the banks, you've probably come across the phrase "toxic assets." They've poisoned banks' balance sheets and brought them to the brink of failure. But what is a toxic asset, exactly? Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains.