Marketplace Money for Friday, April 19, 2013
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How can you help victims of the Boston bombings? We have tips on choosing charities. Plus, it's time for some spring cleaning. We're not asking you to go through your piles of old clothes or do the windows. We're looking at how to clean out your financial portfolio and tidy up your budgets. And it's time to reassess where your cash is going and straighten up the money issues we have with people in our lives -- like exes, siblings, children and more. Finally, what you're really getting for your money when you buy products 'Made in the U.S.A.'
Posted In: relationships, Personal Finance
We asked: Who in your life costs you a lot of money? Your answers ranged from kids to lovers to siblings. A consumer finance expert offers some advice on how to maintain healthy relationships with the people who cause you financial strain.
Posted In: giving, Charity, boston
As Americans look for ways to express their compassion over the tragedies that struck Boston and Texas this week, we have some tips for how to give to charities without being scammed.