Features by Stephen Hoffman

Prepare Yourself!

Many people are going to watching and preparing for Hurricane Irene as she hits this weekend, but even for those who are not in immediate danger -...
Posted In: budget, emergency, Personal Finance, planning

TELL US: How do you talk yourself down from the financial ledge?

On this week's show, Carl Richards, he's a certified financial planner and New York Times contributor, said that he often makes this suggestion to...
Posted In: Savings, stock market

Marketplace Money: What now -- full audio of our live call-in session

This week has been a nightmare for many people: The U.S. is getting a ratings downgrade, dramatic market losses and gains, people sitting on the ...

Tax time! Got a question?

Now although I've already done my taxes - yeah I know it's a little out of control - many of you might have lingering questions about your taxes....
Posted In: Taxes

Saving money, one Valentine's Day card at a time

I'm the producer for Getting Personal, so I talk to a LOT of people every week about all sorts of things: saving money, improving their credit...
Posted In: cards, frugal, Valentine's Day

Mortgage Mods: tales of cutting through the red tape

People write to us all the time with questions asking for help, but a note from San Diego resident Karin Andreen (pictured above) was a little di...
Posted In: avoiding foreclosure, Bank of America, Housing, Mortgage modification

What's In Your Wallet, Tess Vigeland?

In our new weekly feature on Marketplace Money, we're take a look at what's In your wallet. We started in Los Angeles by interviewing three pedes...
Posted In: What's in Your Wallet?
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