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Dec 20, 2007
Question: Hi folks, We were just sitting here listening to Chris Farrell say that the AMT should be eliminated. We agree that changes need to be...
Dec 19, 2007
Question: Hello, My husband and I are hoping to buy our first home in about 8-12 months, and we are trying to figure out how best to invest our...
Dec 18, 2007
Question: My husband is planning to start a two-year Master's degree program next fall (2008) which will cost about 24,000 total. We have enough...
Dec 17, 2007
Question: I listened with interest about your story of the military man who is investing in the Thrift Savings Plan and was happy to hear your high...
Dec 14, 2007
Question: I now have saved $50,000 and my husband has saved $40,000 in the bank. We pay mortgage each month about $1,000 and we still have more...
Dec 13, 2007
Question: My wife and I are planning on going to France next summer and have been saving money for the trip. But the exchange rate is making our...
Sep 14, 2007
Economics editor Chris Farrell addresses listeners' questions about getting early retirement payments, separating tax payments from what a spouse owes, and staying with a fee-based financial planner.
Aug 23, 2007
When the U.S. subprime mortgage industry sputtered out, it sent world markets into a tailspin. But that's nothing compared to what a crash in China's financial market would do to the global economy, Chris Farrell tells us.
Aug 9, 2007
Chris Farrell suspects all that Fed talk about inflation is just a cover, an excuse to keep interest rates at current levels because it doesn't want to bail Wall Street investment banks out of the mess they created... and heavily profited from.