Your Money Your Life

 
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  Hard choices

Need to Know takes an in-depth look at the hard choices made by America’s working poor.

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Poll: Passed over

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  Need to Know: July 27, 2012: Living on the financial edge

We take an in-depth look at the difficult spending decisions facing the nation’s working poor.

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  Need to Know, June 29, 2012: Solving poverty in America

Need to Know examines a successful experimental program in Oakland, Calif., designed to help the working poor emerge from poverty. Anchor Maria Hinojosa interviews Ron Haskins, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Monsignor Kevin Sullivan discusses society’s duty to the poor.

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  Taking the initiative

Need to Know travels to the Bay Area to examine the Family Independence Initiative, a program designed to help the working poor help themselves emerge from poverty.

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  Ron Haskins on entitlement cuts

Anchor Maria Hinojosa interviews Ron Haskins, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about the country’s lack of progress on national poverty issues.

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  American Voices: Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

The executive director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York talks about society’s obligation to serve those in need.

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Budgeting your money

Five easy-to-follow tips that will help you gain control of your personal finances.

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  Payday loans: An insider’s perspective

Graham McCaulley talks to NTK about his journey from payday lender to consumer activist.