Candace Manriquez joined Marketplace as a summer intern in August 2012. She has returned as a freelance producer time and again, contributing story ideas and brain power to Marketplace's Wealth and Poverty Desk and Marketplace Money. She loves gin, tonic and wearing men's cologne -- not necessarily in that order.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit against fradulent student loan debt consolidation companies. Here are a few options for actual help with your student loans.
Posted In: advice, financial advice, Opinion
If you could go back in time to tell yourself advice, what would it be?
How to protect yourself from the fine print.
Posted In: marriage, prenups, pre-nup
What you should know before taking the plunge.
Posted In: home financing
Home equity lines of credit were popular before the recession, and now they're making a comeback.
Posted In: millennials, narcissism, psychology
A new study says that individuals who grow up during a recession temper traits of narcissism.
Wherever you end up this summer, odds are that you’ll be posting about it on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook. But what about LinkedIn?
Posted In: psychology, Retail
Customers are more likely to buy luxury goods from rude, snooty, or aloof salespeople.
Posted In: money and relationships, love
Farnoosh Torabi, author of "When She Makes More," explains how the rise of female breadwinners is changing relationships.
Posted In: psychology and money
Research says spending on experiences over material goods leads to higher rates of joy.