Marketplace Money for Friday, June 22, 2012

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What does peace of mind cost you? That's what we're asking this weekend. Safety and security -- of your money, your reputation and your person. We've got some tips from the LAPD and other security experts. But, not all safety threats are easy to spot. And yes -- your social network can put you at risk. Plus, we'll also ask whether the foreclosure crisis is making people sick. Losing your home can make you lose your lunch.

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Latest public health problem: Foreclosures

The stress of foreclosure is causing ill health for some.
Posted In: foreclosures, Health, sickness, stress

The high cost of personal safety

The cost of keeping yourself safe varies depending on what you feel is necessary to secure yourself and your property. Host Tess Vigeland learning about owning, and firing, a gun.
Posted In: gun, shooting, firing range, lapd, personal security

Emergency fund 101

Emergency fund advocate Jill Schlesinger joins host Tess Vigeland and Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch to discuss the foundation of financial security.
Posted In: emergency fund, letters, paddy hirsch, jill schlesinger

Rebuttal: Obesity is not a choice

LA Times columnist David Lazarus argues that government should intervene to curb obesity, because citizens cannot protect themselves from the deluge of advertising from the food and beverage industry.
Posted In: Commentary, consumer freedom, obesity, david lazarus

Your own private army

Private security expert Chris Simovich discusses the costs of hiring your own "posse."
Posted In: bodyguard, personal security

Piggy for Greece

A thank you gift to the people of Athens for not taking the world economy this past week... phew.
Posted In: piggy bank award, Greece, greek bailout, Greek debt

Greek economic crisis... Part XXIII

What effect is the eurozone crisis cycle having on the rest of the world?
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, Heidi N. Moore

Who is selling and buying your information online?

An online security expert tells us what companies are doing about the safety of your personal data online.
Posted In: online, web privacy, stalking, data security, cybersecurity

The cost of foreclosure

How much does it cost to go through the foreclosure process?
Posted In: avoiding foreclosure, foreclosures, loans

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