Marketplace Money for April 11-12, 2009
What does the classic game Monopoly teach us about the real world of mortgages, investing and taxes? Tess Vigeland finds out by playing the game with Brian Boles, a competitor in the 2009 National Monopoly Championships in Washington, D.C.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement
For six years, Wall Street Journal columnist Jeff Opdyke wrote a column about he and his wife's financial life. Now he's turned the experience into a book, "Financially Ever After." Tess Vigeland talks to the author about what couples can do to be open about money.
Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell answer questions from listeners about assessing the job market in a new city, how to recognize questionable fees when refinancing your home and when you should start teaching kids about managing money.
The media have been reporting that the market seems to be leveling out. Tess Vigeland talks to economics editor Chris Farrell about how to react to this news and how to adjust your finances accordingly.
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