Special report: After the financial crisis


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Five years ago this month, the country fell into the Great Recession as banks died, investors suffered and debtors buckled under heavy debt. The financial landscape has improved, but there’s still much to be done. Listen to our podcast as experts discuss building back the economy.

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Mark Hamrick
Washington Bureau Chief
Mark Hamrick is Washington Bureau Chief for Bankrate. He is a national award-winning business and financial news journalist.