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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.


Planet Money: A Personal Bailout

December 11th, 2008

Episode 65 of 974 episodes

An Oregon woman bought a house at the peak of the market, just before prices began to tumble. Back in school, she keeps up with the monthly note — painful as it is. Now she wonders whether she can stop paying the mortgage and get help in the bailout. An economist gives his take on that.

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