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Bankruptcy and Debt

Bankruptcy and Debt

Bankruptcy and Debt

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It's the week after Christmas and there's lots to worry about... the savings are empty and the credit's maxed out. Money anxiety isn't supposed to be part of the holiday tradition. Join Neal Conan and his guests to talk about why bankruptcy and foreclosures are on the rise and the outlook for some is worse than usual.

Guests:

Dean Baker
*Co-Director, The Center for Economic Policy Research — non-partisan economic think-tank

Elizabeth Warren
*Author of The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle Class Mothers and Fathers are Going Broke

David Lander
*Bankruptcy attorney
*Teaches a course on "The History, Impact and Regulation of Consumer Credit" at St. Louis University