7 episodes

Americans are going broke in record numbers. Are we becoming a nation of deadbeats? Or are skyrocketing bankruptcy rates a symptom of deeper turmoil in the American economy? Go behind the scenes of how our nation deals with financial failure and see what's behind the boom in going bust. In Money & Moral Balance explore the turmoil many of us experience with money in our day-to-day lives — and how we might work towards a moral and practical balance for ourselves and the next generation.

Bankrupt: Maxed Out in America American Public Media

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Americans are going broke in record numbers. Are we becoming a nation of deadbeats? Or are skyrocketing bankruptcy rates a symptom of deeper turmoil in the American economy? Go behind the scenes of how our nation deals with financial failure and see what's behind the boom in going bust. In Money & Moral Balance explore the turmoil many of us experience with money in our day-to-day lives — and how we might work towards a moral and practical balance for ourselves and the next generation.

    Bankrupt: Maxed Out in America

    Bankrupt: Maxed Out in America

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    • 50 min
    Changing the Course of Bankruptcy (Maxed Out Part 1)

    Changing the Course of Bankruptcy (Maxed Out Part 1)

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    • 14 min
    A Portrait of Bankruptcy (Maxed Out Part 2)

    A Portrait of Bankruptcy (Maxed Out Part 2)

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    • 19 min
    The Stigma of Bankruptcy (Maxed Out Part 3)

    The Stigma of Bankruptcy (Maxed Out Part 3)

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    • 16 min
    Money & Moral Balance

    Money & Moral Balance

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    • 52 min
    Transcript: Bankrupt: Maxed Out in America

    Transcript: Bankrupt: Maxed Out in America

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