personal finance


Going plastic-free

Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Christine Jeavans who is going plastic-free for the month of August, and that means she's avoiding any product that is made with or packaged in plastic.

Business, Economics and Jobs

IOU: consumer borrowing is on the rise

Times are tough, so people are turning to credit more and more. The Federal Reserve Board says the rate at which consumers borrowed money in June increased more quickly than in any month since November. Guest: Gail Cunningham, Senior Director, Public Relations, National Foundation for Credit Counseling.