Piggy Bank Award - Most Commented

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To a football fan with financial savvy

Sep 14, 2012
One football fan in Ann Arbor, Michigan finds a way to pay for his renovation with upscale tailgating.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, college football, Wolverines
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A saving-and-spending balancing act

Aug 3, 2012
Our Marketplace Money Piggy Bank Award goes to 10-year-old Anna Pitman, who is learning the balance between the joy of spending and the pride of saving.
Posted In: piggy bank award, Saving, Kids and money
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Father knows best

Jul 20, 2012
Piggy will be headed to paradise, to the home of one listener who took the financially sound advice of a TV dad.
Posted In: Savings, dad, parents, advice
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To a daughter who made her mom proud

Jun 28, 2012
A proud mom nominates her daughter, who weathered a year of unemployment, for this week’s Piggy Award.
Posted In: Unemployment, frugality
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Piggy for Greece

Jun 22, 2012
A thank you gift to the people of Athens for not taking the world economy this past week... phew.
Posted In: piggy bank award, Greece, greek bailout, Greek debt
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For teaching her kid money smarts

Jun 15, 2012
A Nebraska mother wins this week's Piggy Award for sharing how she taught her now-adult daughter how to save and spend.
Posted In: children, Saving, spending, Personal Finance
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Piggies for a mentor and mentee

Jun 8, 2012
This week, we're recognizing an American civil worker who bestowed personal finance knowledge -- from our show! -- to an intern.
Posted In: piggy bank award, financial literacy
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How to get a job, in charts and graphs

Jun 1, 2012
This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to a consultant who presented the interview process in witty, pithy infographics.
Posted In: piggy bank award, employment, job
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Piggy for the 367

May 25, 2012
This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367.
Posted In: military, piggy bank award
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Piggy for good financial leadership

May 4, 2012
Katie Davis from Fayetteville, N.C. and her husband Matt are paying themselves first.
Posted In: piggy bank award, personal finances

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Each week Marketplace Money hands out a Piggy Bank Award to a financially savvy listener.

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