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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.


PMI To The Rescue?

November 17th, 2008

Episode 51 of 902 episodes

Listeners wrote to ask us what happened to all the private mortgage premiums that were paid to help banks in case of foreclosures. An insurance expert says they'll only be of limited help.

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