Features By David Lazarus

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How to reduce the price of college

The cost of college continues to soar higher and higher. An education expert posits that costs can go down if the public sector pulls out of higher education.
Posted In: college, Tuition, financial aid, federal aid
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Heading towards fiscal health

David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times answers caller questions on personal finance, along with CBS MoneyWatch.com editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger.
Posted In: family, marriage, Social Security, identity theft, Retirement, emergency fund, college
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Nanny state or helpful hand?

Figuring out where personal responsibility ends and government intervention begins when it comes to eating habits.
Posted In: Health, junk food ban
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Health care expert changes mind on vouchers program

A former supporter and architect of the Medicare vouchers program explains why he's now opposed to the program, which Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney supports.
Posted In: health care, Medicare, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, vouchers
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Background checks and fishing expeditions

Tess is joined by Paddy Hirsch and David Lazarus to answer listeners questions.
Posted In: class action lawsuits, letters, background check, david lazarus, paddy hirsch
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Rebuttal: Obesity is not a choice

LA Times columnist David Lazarus argues that government should intervene to curb obesity, because citizens cannot protect themselves from the deluge of advertising from the food and beverage industry.
Posted In: Commentary, consumer freedom, obesity, david lazarus
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Letters: Refinancing an underwater condo

Host Tess Vigeland is joined by Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch and the L.A. Times' David Lazarus to discuss reader concerns and talk to listeners.
Posted In: mortgage refinance, letters, david lazarus, paddy hirsch
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What to do with your kids this summer

With Memorial Day coming up on Monday, we've reached the unofficial start of summer -- which means a lot of kids are going to have a lot of free time on their hands. So what's the best use of that time?
Posted In: summer vacation, kids
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Letters: Creating a paper trail

Our weekly dive into the mail bag, and L.A. Times personal finance columnist David Lazarus helps a caller with a question about record-keeping.
Posted In: Personal Finance, listener mail, peter morici, paddy hirsch, david lazarus, student loans, credit scores, Credit Cards, marriage
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Is the all-you-can-eat model ever a good idea?

Unlimited data plans, unlimited airline miles, all-you-can eat buffets -- looking at the logic (or lack of) behind companies that launch all-you-can-eat plans.
Posted In: unlimited, all-you-can-eat, AT&T, American Airlines, consumers

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