'Marketplace' Report: Avoiding Subprime Risk Subprime interest rates are tied to more than mortgages — they affect credit cards, payday loans and auto loans. Marketplace's Steve Tripoli offers tip on how consumers can avoid the risks associated with these.
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'Marketplace' Report: Avoiding Subprime Risk

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'Marketplace' Report: Avoiding Subprime Risk

'Marketplace' Report: Avoiding Subprime Risk

'Marketplace' Report: Avoiding Subprime Risk

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Subprime interest rates are tied to more than mortgages — they impact credit cards, payday loans and auto loans. Alex Cohen talks with Marketplace's Steve Tripoli about the risks of other subprime loans and what consumers can do to avoid them.