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St. Louis on the Air – 5/28

Thursday, May 28, 2009

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Today the focus of KWMU’s St. Louis on the Air was financial literacy.  Host Don Marsh was joined by three guests all working within the St. Louis community to increase financial literacy—Suzanne Gellman, Consumer Economics Specialist at University of Missouri Extension; Cassandra Kaufman, Director of Community Investment at the United Way of Greater St. Louis; [...]

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KWMU: Financial Literacy Program 5/28

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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Thursday, May 28th, the topic of KWMU‘s St. Louis on the Air will be financial literacy for all ages.  Guests on the program include Ms. Suzanne Gellman, Consumer Economics Specialist at University of Missouri Extension; Cassandra Kaufman, Director of Community Investment at the United Way of Greater St. Louis; and Yvonne Maldonado, Youth Specialist at Kingdom House. Be sure to tune [...]

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Tune in Tonight! – 5/26/2009

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

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Tonight from 8-9 p.m. KWMU–90.7 FM–will air “Hard Times in Middletown,” hosted by Kai Ryssdal of Marketplace.  This will be the third of four documentaries from American RadioWorks®–the four programs help explain the current economic crisis we face today.  To learn more about tonight’s program and other Facing the Mortgage Crisis programs on KWMU, CLICK HERE.

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KWMU–Facing the Mortgage Crisis Programs

Thursday, May 21, 2009

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Don’t forget to check out KWMU‘s Facing the Mortgage Crisis programming in the next couple weeks:  “Hard Times in Middletown,” hosted by Kai Ryssdal of Marketplace, will air from 8-9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26th.  “Bridge to Somewhere,” hosted by Steven Smith, will air from 8-9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2nd. These are the final two documentaries [...]

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KWMU Programs–Updated

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

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Over the next few weeks KWMU will air four documentaries from American RadioWorks.  The programs will help explain the economic crisis we’re facing.  Foreclosure City – Airs Tuesday, May 5th, 8:00 – 9:00pm American RadioWorks looks at the roots and the fall-out of the Las Vegas foreclosure crisis, and tells the stories of residents trying to [...]

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Reverse Mortgages

Monday, May 4, 2009

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Last week NPR‘s Morning Edition included a story about reverse mortgages–what they are, how they work, and the pros and cons.  You can listen to the broadcast and check out a Q&A about reverse mortgages by clicking here.

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KWMU and Facing the Mortgage Crisis

Thursday, April 30, 2009

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KWMU, our St. Louis NPR station, is now partnering with us on Facing the Mortgage Crisis.  We’re excited to have them as our partner on this project–they’ve already aired a few reports about the mortgage crisis, and you can check those out by clicking HERE.  Keep an eye (and an ear!) out for more on Facing the Mortgage [...]

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Renters and the Mortgage Crisis–KWMU

Friday, April 24, 2009

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Today Maria Altman of KWMU did a report on renters and foreclosure.  While owners get 20 days’ notice of a foreclosure, renters often don’t get any notice at all.  While there’s legislation that’s trying to change this process, as of now renters are in a difficult position.  Ms. Altman gave a few suggestions for people [...]

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KWMU: Buying a Foreclosure

Thursday, April 9, 2009

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Are you currently looking to buy a house? Interested in a foreclosure? Adam Allington of KWMU did a great piece on the ins-and-outs of buying a foreclosed home in Missouri. Even if you’re not in the market for buying a foreclosure check this out by CLICKING HERE.

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KWMU: Missouri Stimulus Money pt. 2

Friday, April 3, 2009

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In this second installment KWMU’s reporting on how the Economic Stimulus Package Money should be spent in Missouri, Chair of the Economics Department at Washington University, Michele Boldrin, outlines a different view of the stimulus than his colleague Steve Fazzari. CLICK HERE to listen to the story.

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