MPR and the Citizen's League team up for a live event discussion in Policy and a Pint: Mortgage Meltdown, Thursday May 15, 2008. [Register to attend] Guests Richard Todd (from the Federal Reserve) and personal finance writer Kara McGuire will answer questions and share advice during the event, but we can start - and continue - the discussion here. From the discussion description, bold mine:
Everyone knows the mortgage market is in crisis - and that it's dragging down the rest of the economy. But what caused it? How can we get out of it? And how can homeowners - and potential buyers - in Minnesota protect themselves?
What advice would you give to others on home buying, selling, or financing? What paths can we take to correct the market?
This is an open discussion. Your related articles are welcome and your comments may be quoted as part of http://www.mpr.org/your_voice
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