Features by Carmen Wong Ulrich
Posted In: ask carmen, marriage, Personal Finance, advice
Some advice to Susi, a 54-year-old professional in Connecticut, who is weighing retiring early to spend more time with her older, already retired fiancée.
Posted In: long-term unemployment
Some helpful advice for first steps when your monthly income slows.
Posted In: social media, credit scores, credit agencies
We know that credit goes way beyond the plastic in our wallets -- from how much debt we carry to paying it off on time. Now, some credit agencies are looking into using our social media information in our credit reports.
Posted In: Credit card, ask carmen, credit scores
Personal finance columnist Liz Weston joins the show to answer credit questions from our listeners. When should you get a credit card? When is too early to sign up for a credit monitoring program? How do you rebuild credit after a bankruptcy?
Posted In: Credit card, off the grid, credit, Credit Cards
Can you afford to say au revoir to your credit card?
Posted In: pot, weed, online gambling, credit card laws
A few items that still require cash to purchase.
Posted In: credit report, unemployement
A recent study shows one in 10 job applicants have been rejected because something turned up in their credit history.
Posted In: student loans, fafsa, financial aid
What kind of loans should you take out for graduate school? Find out when student loan expert Heather Jarvis joins host Carmen Wong Ulrich to answer callers' questions.
Posted In: Target, Target credit cards, credit hack, stolen credit cards
Millions of Americans have had credit card and debit card information stolen by hackers at big retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus. Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich talks to consumer advocate Bob Sullivan about what we can do to keep our money safe.
Posted In: 401k, Retirement
Do the old rules about retirement savings still apply today?