Marketplace Money for Friday, August 12, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace Money for Friday, August 12, 2011

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

What to do with your money now

Two financial experts and an economist answer your questions on how to make (or not make) decisions during this period of severe market volatility.
Posted In: Personal Finance

Is it a recession or a contraction?

You may think they're interchangable terms, but there's a big difference between them. An economist explains the difference and why he thinks we're in a contraction, not a recession.

Low interest rates bad for savers

The Great Recession shocked many Americans into saving more money, but unfortunately, they aren't getting much of a return on those savings.
Posted In: Retirement

Seriously, stop panicking about Wall Street

New York Bureau Chief Heidi Moore is back in the studio to remind everyone that panicking never solved anything.
Posted In: Wall Street

Music from this show

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Frisco Wave
Squarepusher
Mishaps Happening
Quantic
I Need A Dollar
Aloe Blacc
Don't Sweat The Technique
Eric B. & Rakim

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