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New Player On The Block: The Roth 401K Hybrid

Jan 6, 2006
Forget the 401k. Forget the Roth. Now you can take advantage of the ROTH 401K hybrid. Personal finance expert Liz Pulliam Weston tells us everything we need to know about the new retirement fund.
Posted In: Retirement

Medicare Maze

Jan 6, 2006
This week, the Medicare drug benefit became law. Some folks report dizzy spells from navigating the prescription maze. Marketplace's Amy Scott maps out where to get help.
Posted In: Retirement

The cusp of innovation

Jan 5, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell discuss how investors can spot companies on the cusp of innovation with host Scott Jagow.

The 401k Follies

Dec 30, 2005
A recent survey reported almost 40 percent of people raided their company retirement account when they left their job. Cashing out of a 401k account might be a financial sin. But Marketplace's Scott Jagow found himself tempted to take a bite from forbidden fruit.
Posted In: Investing

Farrell on the housing market

Dec 29, 2005
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell previews the 2006 housing market with host Scott Jagow.

The “Straight Story” with Chris Farrell: Socially Responsible Investing

Dec 23, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the “Straight Story.” Chris unwraps what’s behind socially responsible investing.
Posted In: Charity, Investing

Inflation indicators

Dec 22, 2005
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell surveys inflation indicators with host Scott Jagow to evaluate how good a job the Fed is doing to keep prices down.
Posted In: Economy

411 on 529s

Dec 17, 2005
529s are the most popular way to save for college. But, beware of plans that operate with high fees and high investment risks. Kai gets a 529 education from Kathy Kristof, the author of <em>Taming the Tuition Tiger</em>.
Posted In: Savings

Rating Retirement Software

Dec 17, 2005
There are many retirement calculators out there -- some free, some expensive, some simple, some sophisticated. Which programs will help you retire and what programs should be retired? Bill Poorman reports.
Posted In: Retirement

Global higher ed

Dec 15, 2005
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow that the growth of higher education in the developing world could have consequences for US competitiveness.