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Precarious Economy Prompts Search For 'Plan B'

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Precarious Economy Prompts Search For 'Plan B'

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Precarious Economy Prompts Search For 'Plan B'

Precarious Economy Prompts Search For 'Plan B'

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As the economy shrinks, more Americans are losing their jobs and seeing their retirement savings disappear. Do you have a contingency plan? Guests and listeners weigh in on how to weather uncertain financial times.

Guests:

Janet Hildreth, small business owner; Tree Lovers Floors of San Francisco, Calif.

Liz Pulliam Weston, personal finance columnist for MSN Money, author of Easy Money: How To Simplify Your Finances and Get What You Want Out of Life

Todd McCracken, president of the National Small Business Association

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