Practical Money-Saving Advice As Recession Grows

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It's become a sad refrain, but the national unemployment rate continues to climb.

Plus, the House is expected to vote this week on a version of the $825 billion stimulus plan, but who will benefit?

Economist Dr. Julianne Malveaux guides Tony Cox through a laundry list of dismal economic indicators and offers advice about how best to trim expenses when money is tight.

Malveaux is president of Bennett College.

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