Marketplace Money for Friday, January 21, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, January 21, 2011

A career after retirement

Many have questions about how to prepare for retirement, but what do you do when you actually get there? Some are discovering that traveling and golf just aren't enough for the retired life.
Posted In: Retirement

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to impose fees on risky loans

The government-backed entities will be imposing a fee that gets passed down to homeowners based on the size of the down payment and the borrower's credit score.
Posted In: Housing

Foreclosure curse for new owners?

Buyers are snapping up foreclosures, but should one person's housing loss give a new owner pause? Does karma exist in real estate?
Posted In: Housing

Nonprofit center helps immigrants build business

Plaza Adelante in San Francisco has become a nonprofit hub that's helping the surrounding Latino neighborhood create and build their small businesses.
Posted In: Charity, Immigration, Small Business

Getting Personal: Identity theft and confusion

Tess Vigeland and Marketplace's Chris Farrell answer your questions about identity confusion and your credit and if you can be too old to buy a house.
Posted In: Credit Cards, Housing, Retirement

Letters: Divorce insurance, technology, meaningful jobs

Tess Vigeland and senior producer Deb Clark catch up on your letters and comments.

The cost of the common cold

According to researchers, Americans spend close to $40 billion a year dealing with the common cold, from over the counter medicine to doctor visits. University of Michigan's Mark Fendrick examined that price tag and talks with Tess Vigeland about the true cost of getting sick
Posted In: Health

What's in your wallet, Andre Daniel?

Andre Daniel shared with us the contents of his wallet at the Oakland Farmers Market.

What American Airlines leaving Orbitz means for consumers

American Airlines says it will no longer list fares on Orbitz. And it's not the only airline doing this. Geroge Hobica of Airfare Watchdog talks with Tess Vigeland about how this may impact travelers who want to book their own flights.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Music from this show

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Dream Montage
Keith Forsey
A Fifth of Beethoven (Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Walter Murphy
Photographic (2006 Remastered Version)
Depeche Mode
Everything Counts
Depeche Mode
Break Your Heart [feat. Ludacris]
Taio Cruz

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