How well is the nation recovering so far after the mortgage crisis? Should announcements from the Fed affect individual investors' decisions? And can Western Union drive growth for regional banks?

On Monday's edition of Where the Money Is, Motley Fool banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson break down today's top headlines from the financial sector. They also take a look at some big numbers coming out this week, answer questions from the mail bag, play a round of big bank Stock Quiz, and look to Twitter for the best financial tweets of the day.

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