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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.


#256: Discipline And Forgiveness

March 2nd, 2011

Episode 353 of 964 episodes

In Spain, if you don't pay your mortgage, the bank can come after you for everything — your car, your wages, whatever. In many parts of the U.S., it's not like that. If you don't pay your mortgage, the bank can take the house back, but that's it. On today's podcast, we ask: Which system is better?

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