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A new cop on the credit reporting beat

Jul 18, 2012
New government oversight could give consumers more power.
Posted In: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, credit score

Getting Personal: Saving for grandchildren, retirement or a wedding?

Jun 24, 2011
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and Los Angeles Times' consumer columnist David Lazarus answer listener questions.
Posted In: Personal Finance

Reich: Corporate tax cuts not the answer

Sep 8, 2010
Commentator Robert Reich believes that President Obama's proposed tax cuts come from the false belief that a key to economic growth is lowering the cost of capital.
Posted In: Small Business, Taxes

Is gold a bubble waiting to burst?

Sep 1, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to David Moon, president of Moon Capital Management about why gold is such an attractive investment.
Posted In: Investing

Beware of charities' 'donor illusion'

Dec 3, 2009
Donors to charities get satisfaction from thinking their money is going to a particular person or project with which they then have a special relationship. But those relationships sometimes aren't so special. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Charity

Using capitalism to enact social change

Nov 30, 2009
The documentary 'The New Recruits' follows young capitalists as they try to sell goods and services in developing countries. Seth Kramer, a producer of the film, and Heidi Krauel, one of the capitalists, talk with Kai Ryssdal about the documentary.
Posted In: Investing

Web site makes you the charity

Jul 31, 2009
Helping friends or family members financially can be embarrassing for those on the receiving end. But a new Web site called "Giving Anonymously," is helping people give to those in need without the awkward face-to-face exchange. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Charity

It's unethical not to give in recession

Mar 23, 2009
In a downturn, it can sometimes be easy to forget about the poor. Kai Ryssdal speaks with bioethicist Peter Singer about why he believes we should give even more during a recession.
Posted In: Books, Charity

IRS Email

Jan 25, 2008
Question: This e-mail appeared in my in-box and I want to verify whether or not it's legitimate. The language seems off and I don't know any reason...
Posted In: scams

How much does organic gardening really save you?

May 20, 2013
Do you save money by growing your own food? Or does the cost of maintain a garden wither any savings you get from harvesting your own heirloom tomatoes?
Posted In: gardening, urban gardens, gardens



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