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A Home Equity Line of Credit

Feb 14, 2008
Question: Hi - I have a $10,000 home equity line of credit (HELOC), which was essentially a 2nd mortgage when I bought my home 4 years ago. The...
Posted In: Housing

Mother-in-Law Finances

Feb 13, 2008
Question: My mother-in-law, who is in her mid-50s, just got a nursing degree and her first job as a medical professional. She has no savings, some...
Posted In: Savings

Savings and Health

Feb 12, 2008
Question: I just finished graduate school and started my first real, full time job. I want to begin contributing towards retirement. My situation...
Posted In: insurance, retirement savings


Feb 11, 2008
Question: Years ago, we bought zero-coupon bonds for our son's college fund. They were timed to mature as he went through college, which has worked...
Posted In: Investing, Taxes

A Credit Freeze

Feb 8, 2008
Question: I want to protect my identity, and I've heard individuals are now able to put a credit freeze with the credit bureaus. But it appears...

Growing too fast for our infrastructure?

Feb 7, 2008
Aside from a weak economy, cities around the world are struggling with crumbling infrastructure. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell talks to Scott Jagow about when we might start repairing this long-neglected issue.

Selling A Home in a Down Market

Feb 7, 2008
Question: My family lives in a 107-year-old house. We have dreams about a slightly newer home with more yard and more practical family space. We've...
Posted In: Housing

Have Fun

Feb 6, 2008
Question: My husband and I are in our mid 30's, no kids, both have good incomes and we're putting money away towards our retirement through our...
Posted In: Investing, retirement savings, Savings

Selling A Home

Feb 5, 2008
Question: My husband and I own a one-bedroom condo in Brookline, Massachusetts which has a pretty strong real estate market, but has dwindled some...
Posted In: Housing

Tax rebate?

Feb 4, 2008
Question: Should I wait to file my tax return to see whether Congress passes the Bush tax rebates? Is that part of my tax return or something...
Posted In: Taxes



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