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Assets: What are they anyway?

May 9, 2012
Surely you've heard the term assets -- they can be toxic, liquid, or tangible. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains what the word “assets” really means.
Surely you've heard the term assets -- they can be toxic, liquid, or tangible. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains what the word “assets” really means.
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The role of a fiduciary

Mar 22, 2012
Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the responsibilities of a fiduciary with a taxi metaphor.
Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the responsibilities of a fiduciary by using a bus metaphor.
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It’s not just your income, it’s your assets

Jan 31, 2012
More than 40 percent of Americans are too "asset poor" to weather a job loss for three months.

Toxic assets

Jan 21, 2009
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.
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