More “Facing the Mortgage Crisis” Programming from KWMU

June 29, 2009

On Friday KWMU continued its “Facing the Mortgage Crisis” programming.  Repps Hudson examines several common misconceptions homeowners have when it comes to mortgage payments and foreclosure.  He also reports on how financial counselors are adapting to the increase in foreclosures since 2008. 

The report also includes one woman’s experience with predatory lenders and how she managed to save her home from foreclosure.  You can listen to the entire segment online HERE.  Don’t forget to stay tuned to KWMU-90.7 FM for more from this ongoing series.

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KWMU is Facing the Mortgage Crisis

June 26, 2009

KWMU recently continued its “Facing the Mortgage Crisis” series with a report from Repps Hudson.  Hudson interviewed area experts in order to examine the extent of the mortgage crisis in St. Louis.  Some of the findings may sound familiar, but his report also includes surprising foreclosure trends in several local communities.

You can listen to the entire report online HERE.  Don’t forget to stay tuned to KWMU for more reports in this ongoing series.


Tune in to KWMU tonight—6/2/09

June 2, 2009

Tonight, as part of its Facing the Mortgage Crisis programming, KWMU will air the last of four documentaries from American RadioWorks.  The four documentaries help explain the current economic crisis we’re facing.

You can listen to “Bridge to Somewhere,” hosted by Steven Smith, tonight from 8-9 p.m. on KWMU-90.7 FM.

To learn more about tonight’s program and more of KWMU’s Facing the Mortgage Crisis programs CLICK HERE. Don’t forget to tune in to 90.7 FM to listen!


St. Louis on the Air – 5/28

May 28, 2009

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; and Yvonne Maldonado, Youth Specialist at Kingdom House. 

The program covered many topics, including recent credit card legislation, teaching young children about financial responsibility, and much more. 

To learn more about the panelists’ organizations, and to listen to the full program, CLICK HERE.


KWMU: Financial Literacy Program 5/28

May 27, 2009

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 in to 90.7 FM from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. tomorrow for a great discussion about financial literacy!

To read more about KWMU’s Facing the Mortgage Crisis programs, CLICK HERE.


Tune in Tonight!

May 26, 2009

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.


KWMU–Facing the Mortgage Crisis Programs

May 21, 2009

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 in a series of four from American RadioWorks®–the documentaries help explain the current economic crisis that we’re facing.

To read more about KWMU’s Facing the Mortgage Crisis programs, CLICK HERE–and don’t forget to tune in to 90.7 FM to listen!