As a child in small-town Oklahoma, Elizabeth Warren yearned to go to college and then become an elementary school teacher - an ambitious goal, given her family’s modest means. Early marriage and motherhood seemed to put even that dream out of reach, but 15 years later she was a distinguished law professor with a deep understanding of why people go bankrupt. Then came the phone call that changed her life: could she come to Washington, DC, to help advise Congress on rewriting the bankruptcy laws?
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In All Your Worth, Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi, authors of the acclaimed The Two-Income Trap, tell you the truth about money. They lay out the new rules of money and show you how to get out of debt, cover your bills, and start getting ahead, without needing to carry a calculator everywhere you go. All Your Worth will help you get control over your money so that you can finally start building toward the life you've always wanted.
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Tonight on the program, coverage of day three of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Charlie is joined by Jim Messina, who served as President Obama's campaign manager; political adviser Jim Messina; Paul Gigot of The Wall Street Journal; James Bennet, head of New York Times editorial board; Rep. Adam Schiff; former secretary of state Madeleine Albright; and Senator Elizabeth Warren.