Chris Farrell | Sep 12, 2008
In a volatile market, is Wall Street really the smartest place to keep your money? Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the safest place to save for retirement.
Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland | Sep 12, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about filling a gap in health insurance, retirement savings options for non-citizens, a safe place for short-term investments and what to do with old savings.
Dan Grech | Sep 12, 2008
China recently bought $300 million in bonds from Costa Rica in a "checkbook diplomacy" strategy to move the nation's allegiance from Taipai to Beijing, according to a newspaper report. Dan Grech has more.
| Sep 12, 2008
Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain say they'll reform the federal government's $150 billion student financial aid program. Commentator Kim Clark says that's great, but it's going to come with political costs.
| Sep 5, 2008
Google has unveiled a new service that will allow you to store and access your medical records on the Web. Martha Bebinger walks us through Google Health to explore the risks and benefits of going online.
Tess Vigeland | Sep 12, 2008
After tuition and room and board, there's still the question of day-to-day expenses for your college student. Estimates are all over the map, so host Tess Vigeland takes a closer look at the cost of being in college.
| Sep 10, 2008
Car makers are looking for government-sponsored loans so they can retool their assembly lines for fuel-efficient cars. Just don't call what they want a bailout. Commentator Will Wilkinson has more.
Mitchell Hartman | Sep 12, 2008
The Department of Energy today weighs the pros and cons of extracting natural gas from shale and coal seams. Oil companies say they can make it work financially, but what about the environment? Mitchell Hartman reports.
| Sep 5, 2008
There's a new edition out of the financial primer "Investing 101." Tess Vigeland talks with author Kathy Kristof about why she decided to publish a new version of her book in the current economy.