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Marijuana, gambling, lotto tickets: Cash only

Jan 24, 2014
A few items that still require cash to purchase.
Posted In: pot, weed, online gambling, credit card laws

In sickness and in wealth

Jan 23, 2014
And you thought talking about the pre-nup was awkward... try bringing up a credit score on a date.
Posted In: dating, credit scores

Family finance lessons: author Mary Roach

Jan 22, 2014
Non-fiction author Mary Roach talks about learning about money by example from her parents.
Posted In: family advice

When your bad credit keeps you from getting a job

Jan 22, 2014
A recent study shows one in 10 job applicants have been rejected because something turned up in their credit history.
Posted In: credit report, unemployement

Ask Carmen: Tips for choosing student loans

Jan 17, 2014
What kind of loans should you take out for graduate school? Find out when student loan expert Heather Jarvis joins host Carmen Wong Ulrich to answer callers' questions.
Posted In: student loans, fafsa, financial aid

Worried about Target? The do's and don'ts of protecting your data

Jan 17, 2014
Millions of Americans have had credit card and debit card information stolen by hackers at big retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus. Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich talks to consumer advocate Bob Sullivan about what we can do to keep our money safe.
Posted In: Target, Target credit cards, credit hack, stolen credit cards

Could the old rules of retirement no longer apply?

Jan 17, 2014
Do the old rules about retirement savings still apply today?
Posted In: 401k, Retirement

Ask Carmen: How to find a financial planner

Jan 10, 2014
Dawn in Albany, New York learns about about how to organize and manage her multiple retirement funds.
Posted In: ask carmen, Retirement, retirement planning

Burning bridges while going viral: What are your rights when you lose a job?

Jan 9, 2014
There's a recent trend of (former) employees quitting jobs and putting up videos and comments on social media criticizing their employer. How many weeks of pay would you give up to be able to say what you want to about your job and not worry about burning a bridge?
Posted In: ask carmen, quitting your job, Unemployment, worker rights, labor rights

New rules make it harder to get a mortgage, but protect consumers more

Jan 8, 2014
The rules are more strict in an effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to make the housing market safer for consumers.
Posted In: mortgage, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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