mortgage podcasts

#225 Planet Money: The End Of The Housing Bust

The economy won't be healthy until the housing market bottoms out. It may take another year. On...

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#211 Planet Money: Toxie's Origin Story

A few years back, when the housing market was going nuts, people didn't know we were in the...

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#207 Planet Money: Wall Street Trickery Inflated The Bubble

Financial trickery! Self-dealing! CDOs! On today's podcast, we return to the last days of the...

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#197 Planet Money: We Take Toxie On The Road

Our latest payment from Toxie was supposed to arrive this week. Once again, we got zero dollars...

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A Broker in Amish Country

The Old Order Amish of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania almost never use credit. The one exception...

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Planet Money: A Personal Bailout

An Oregon woman bought a house at the peak of the market, just before prices began to tumble....

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PMI To The Rescue?

Listeners wrote to ask us what happened to all the private mortgage premiums that were paid to...

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How Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Met China

Economist Brad Setser obsessively studies the way China buys American debt. If the buying stops,...

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Pension reforms, mortgage slowdown and student housing

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the major pension reforms effective in April, how the mortgage...

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How Mortgage-backed Securities Work

The 2008 US financial crisis has been blamed on the excessive use of mortgage-backed securities....

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Loan Rangers

Loan Rangers: John Cassidy on the candidates and the crisis.

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For Your Ears Only (On Air) 01/13/2013

Confirmation Confrontation, Mortgage Medicine, Technology: Tops and Flops, Fine Films and Oscar,...

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For Your Ears Only (On Air) 01/02/2011

More Best of 2010, Lessons from Underground, Foreclosure Fiasco, Conservative Case for Gay...

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Kling on Freddie and Fannie and the Recent History of the U.S. Housing Market

Arnold Kling of EconLog talks with host Russ Roberts about the economics of the housing market...

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All Types of Housing

In the U.S. and the U.K., there are many types of housing, as there are in every country. Learn...

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Idiomas

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Ep 58 - America's Hat

Why you're wrong about a number of hypotheticals in the US by looking at how it works in Canada....

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Financial Strategies for Those Who Lack Retirement Savings

At least 1-in-5 Americans has no assets or a negative net worth and as many as 40% will not have...

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Building Wealth with an Automatic Investment Plan

Setting up an automatic investment plan can be a great way to begin building wealth. Automatic...

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Powerful Ways to Increase Your Investment Returns

In today's volatile markets, investors are always looking for repeatable ways to make more money...

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