Eric Tyson

financial consultant and syndicated columnist

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Author of Investing for Dummies, Mutual Funds for Dummies, Home Buying for Dummies and other books about personal finance; former management consultant to Fortune 500 financial service firms

Eric Tyson on KCRW

The Great Recession wreaked havoc with the economy, and the slow recovery is producing headlines about a possible "double-dip." Americans have a right to be worried, and they are.

The Personal Pinch of a Troubled Economy

The Great Recession wreaked havoc with the economy, and the slow recovery is producing headlines about a possible "double-dip." Americans have a right to be worried, and they are.

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The  debt-ceiling debate ,  S&P downgrade , trouble in Europe, wild stock-market gyrations and warnings about a double-dip recession or worse… The grinding reality of long-term…

Economics and High Anxiety

The debt-ceiling debate , S&P downgrade , trouble in Europe, wild stock-market gyrations and warnings about a double-dip recession or worse… The grinding reality of long-term…

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Bank bailouts with taxpayer money have been a source of populist outrage.

Plan Encourages Main Street to Invest in Toxic Assets

Bank bailouts with taxpayer money have been a source of populist outrage.

from To the Point

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