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FRONTLINE: The Retirement Gamble

Go forth, watch “The Retirement Gamble” by Frontline on the PBS website, then come back and I’ll talk you down off the ledge.  Here are my reactions.  First off: Of course people don’t know how much they need to retire.  … Continue reading

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The Secret History of the Credit Card

Here’s an oldie but a goodie!  Presented by Frontline through PBS (the same snappy reporting squad that brought you “The Madoff Affair“), “Secret History of the Credit Card” is a fascinating foray into the industry America loves to hate.  Pay … Continue reading

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Reporting on the Bernie Madoff Scandal

One of the biggest challenges in reporting on current finance topics is making the central concepts understandable to the lay person.  Happily, Frontline from PBS skillfully simplifies the Bernie Madoff scandal in “The Madoff Affair“, while still giving the viewer … Continue reading

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