Marketplace Money for Friday, April 1, 2011
Posted In: Health
The most significant portions of health care reform legislation don't go into effect for another few years. Meanwhile, some go without insurance at all. Others explore creative options while faced with rising insurance rates.
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof of the Los Angeles Times answer listeners' questions: What kinds of are tools available to contribute to your parents' long-term care? And what is the fairest way to settle a loan between family members?
Tess Vigeland talks with New York Times columnist Ron Lieber about reader and listener reactions to our collaboration, Money Through the Ages.
Posted In: Housing, The Federal Reserve
This week new rules from the Federal Reserve go into effect that aims to help consumers get a better deal on a home loan. The rules require brokers that sell mortgages to steer consumers to the lowest-price loan available.
Posted In: Retirement, Small Business
Susanna Wilson, the 70-year-old dressmaker interviewed for our series, Money Through the Ages, says she was overwhelmed by orders from listeners who heard her story of living without retirement. Now she gets advice on managing a growing business.
A music store owner shares what's in his wallet -- including a sartorial take on the dollar bill.