Marketplace Money for Friday, March 1, 2013
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Sequester. Sequester. Sequester. We have everything you want to know about government spending cuts and some sound advice for planning your sequester survival strategy. Plus, the zip code you live in can have a big impact on your economic destiny. That notion is at the heart of a number of local and federal anti-poverty initiatives called "residential mobility" programs. Also, why Houston has the healthiest housing market, the French art of seduction, and why it's important to achieve financial intimacy.
Posted In: France, love
From books and plays like "Dangerous Liaisons" and Molière's "Don Juan" to the recent movie "Heartbreaker," seduction has always loomed large in French culture. But is it still true today?
Posted In: Love and money, love, couples and money
Money may not buy you love, but it can buy you heartache. Learn about which money type you are and how you can be more financially intimate.
Posted In: Housing, texas, Houston
Why was Houston, Texas, just named the "healthiest housing market for 2013?" Realtor Thai Klam helps explain.
Posted In: letters
What should you do when your refinance request was approved, but then delayed? What are the risks of refinancing with a smaller banking institution? L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus and Redfin's Glenn Kelman tackle your housing questions.