Tag: Economy
jmalveux_06-27-11b
Interview
Airdate: June 27, 2011

Economist and Bennett College president discusses her new book, Surviving and Thriving, and explains the difference between being broke and being poor.

rforoohar-06-13-11c
Interview
Airdate: June 13, 2011

TIME‘s assistant managing editor unpacks the magazine’s cover story this week by detailing myths of the current U.S. economy and explaining whether the private sector can save it.

mwarner-06-06-11
Interview
Airdate: June 6, 2011

The Democratic senator from Virginia describes the strategy of the bi-partisan “gang of six” that he helped organize to tackle the deficit crisis.

SuzeOrman-05-18-11
Interview
Airdate: May 18, 2011

Personal finance guru and author of The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New American Dream offers advice on how to get through these tough economic times.

AlanSimpson-05-02-11
Interview
Airdate: May 2, 2011

Former Republican U.S. senator from Wyoming Alan Simpson, co-chair of President Obama’s deficit commission, discusses the debate in DC on Medicare and Social Security and where he thinks AARP fits into the dialogue.

April 28th, 2011

As many people in communities of faith pray for economic conditions to improve, it’s important to know that, in addition to prayer, legwork must be done in order to see positive results. If there is something you want, be it a better job,  a new home or acceptance into a school or university, one must […]

william-cohan-2011-04-18
Interview
Airdate: April 18, 2011

Award-winning investigative reporter and former investment banker assesses the impact of S&P’s downgrading its credit outlook for the U.S. and discusses Goldman Sachs.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 1st, 2011

This post was previously published on March 21, 2011 at Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity. Marist College recently conducted a survey to determine what superpower Americans would most like to have. More than a quarter of Americans said they would want the power to travel through time, which tied with mind-reading as the most popular […]

charlesferguson
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 28th, 2011

If you watched the Academy Awards Sunday night, then you likely heard Inside Job director Charles Ferguson’s acceptance speech after his film won for best documentary. Ferguson’s acceptance speech began this way: “Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after our horrific financial crisis caused by massive fraud, not a single […]

charles-ferguson-2011-02-28
Interview
Airdate: February 28, 2011

Oscar-winning director of Inside Job reflects on winning the award when the financial meltdown issues addressed by the documentary remain unresolved.

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