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Getting Personal

Jan 4, 2008
In the first Getting Personal of the new year, host Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell tackle everything from buying a very expensive engagement ring to giving stock to another person.

The Bi-Weekly Mortgage Payment

Jan 4, 2008
Question: I have a monthly mortgage of $786.33. I've been offered a deal where I pay $394.17 every 2 weeks, or $1 more per month. They state I'll...
Posted In: Housing

Savings for a Stay-At-Home Mom

Jan 3, 2008
Question: I'm currently not in the paying workforce while I take care of my infant son. Besides the obvious large loss of income, I'm concerned...
Posted In: retirement savings, Savings

Custodial Accounts

Jan 2, 2008
Question: I opened brokerage accounts for my 16 and 17 year old girls last year. I am the custodian for these accounts and the daughters had and...

Happy New Year

Dec 31, 2007
Happy New Year. I'll be back answering your questions in the new year. Yours, Chris

Getting Personal

Dec 28, 2007
Economics editor Chris Farrell answers your money questions with Tess Vigeland in this holiday version of Getting Personal.

The Falling Dollar

Dec 28, 2007
Question: How can I hedge against the falling value of the dollar? I have 400K in TIAA/CREFF, half in TIAA and the other half split between Social...

Emergency stash

Dec 27, 2007
Question: I'm newly married and trying to put together a plan for budgeting and saving for our future. The book I've been reading suggests...
Posted In: Investing

Medical School

Dec 26, 2007
Question: I recently inherited a small life insurance from my mother's passing. There are no guidelines how I should spend the money, but it was...
Posted In: Investing

Happy Holidays

Dec 22, 2007
Happy Holidays. I'm taking a break Christmas Eve and Christmas. I'll resume answering your questions next Wednesday.



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