Marketplace Money for Friday, July 15, 2011

Piggy Bank Award: Saving, not spending, extra cash

A good saver earns this week's Piggy Bank Award.

Millennials need a lesson in good etiquette

Millennials may be able to pick up the latest technology in a snap and make an art of multitasking, but they're often lacking manners.
Posted In: Jobs

Why you shouldn't follow the stock market

Financial planner Carl Richards talks about why you shouldn't obsessively follow Wall Street if you want to be wealthy for the long term.
Posted In: Wall Street

Avoid foreclosure, eliminate the second mortgage

Some underwater home owners may be able to find some financial relief -- and keep their homes -- by having their second mortgage dropped through a little known legal provision.
Posted In: Housing

Letters: Horrible bosses and getting rich

We dig into the mail bag and read your responses to stories

Getting Personal: What to do with extra cash

Money host Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell answer listener questions.
Posted In: Personal Finance

How the new financial bureau will protect consumers

A supporter of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau talks to Tess Vigeland about how he thinks the bureau will help consumers.
Posted In: Personal Finance

The future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

We take a listen to the congressional hearing on the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a home owner who shares what he hopes the new agency will do for consumers like him.

What's in your wallet, Andrea Dundas?

A woman shows the card in her wallet that helped her score big on her latest Vegas trip.

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Hella Good (Album Version)
No Doubt
Under Cover of Darkness
The Strokes
Kids
MGMT
Real Scared
Copy
Shoots
Copy