Finance

New Concerns Over Credit Card Debt Collection

August 21, 2012

Americans are $21 billion dollars behind on their credit card debt and more banks are using aggressive collection tactics. Why consumers groups are alarmed and what it could mean for borrowers.

Rising Home Prices In The U.S.

August 9, 2012

For the first time in seven years, home prices are going up. What fewer foreclosures, record low mortgage rates and renewed investor enthusiasm mean for the U.S housing market and the overall economy.

Jeff Faux: "The Servant Economy"

July 17, 2012

An economist describes the financial decline of the middle class and why he believes neither political party will stop it.

New Testimony And More Questions In The Interest Rate Rigging Scandal

July 17, 2012

Regulators in at least seven countries are looking into the Libor interest rate scandal. New testimony and what it may mean on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Global Banking Scandal

July 9, 2012

The ousted chief executive of Barclays Bank says it wasn’t the only financial institution that tried to manipulate benchmark interest rates. We look at the widening global bank scandal and the role of regulators.

Campaign Spending

July 5, 2012

By Nov. 2, billions of dollars will have been spent on the 2012 elections. A look at who's spending what -- and whether it makes a difference.

The Ongoing Struggle To Balance Career And Family

June 25, 2012

The ongoing struggle to balance career and family.

Long-Term Care Insurance

May 29, 2012

As America ages, more people are considering insurance for long-term care. Diane and her panel of experts discuss what the policies cover and who should purchase them.

Risky Bank Investments and The U.S. Economy

May 14, 2012

Reports of a massive trading blunder at JPMorgan Chase renew debate over new rules for banks. Diane and guests discuss what risky bank investments mean for the U.S. economy and ongoing efforts to impose new regulations for the banking industry.

Signs of a Slowdown in Health Care Spending

Signs of a Slowdown in Health Care Spending

May 3, 2012

There are signs that health care spending growth has slowed down in the last few years. Diane and her panel of experts look at what higher deductibles, a move away from fee-for-service plans and other changes could mean for future health...

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