Topic: The Economy in America
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Student Loan Sinkhole?
How massive student loan debts are sinking American dreams and causing a national economic headache.
Homes for the Homeless?
What to do with foreclosed houses—How about letting homeless families move in? An innovative idea that's also illegal.
Wall Street Reform and You
How Obama's proposal to reform Wall Street might affect your finances.
Green Jobs: Hope or Hype?
Will "green jobs" revitalize the American economy?
Help for the Homeowners?
Is there a solution to the foreclosure mess that's destroying communities?
Taxing the Poor
Are taxes being levied fairly when it comes to the rich and the poor?
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NPR: Planet Money
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What Happens When Bureaucracy Accidentally Kills You?
Why Alternatives To Tariffs Can Be More Effective
The Online NewsHour: The Exchange
Economy – PBS NewsHour Online NewsHour: Making Sense
Economics Correspondent Paul Solman's new site aims to explain business, finance and economics "as entertainingly as possible."
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Personal FinanceNightly Business Report: Money File Get Your Finances Ready for Retirement
Finance 101Feeling lost in the middle of economic jargon? Below are some useful websites that explain the financial crisis in a way we all can understand.
Financial Terms Glossary
NPR's "Planet Money" list of all the economic and financial terms none of us wanted to understand until the past year.
Videos that break down the technical business and economic terms used in financial news coverage.
From the Gov.Financial Stability.gov
Information on the administration's financial stability, housing, and economic recovery programs.
See how, when and where the stimulus money (and your hard-earned tax dollars) is being spent.
Your CallWhat are your hopes, fears and expectations for the economy in 2010?
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