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Marketplace Money for Friday, March 18, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, March 18, 2011

Getting paid to take care of mom and dad

There are millions of caregivers in this country who look after an older family member - and a growing number of them is getting paid to do the job. Elder law attorneys have been drawing up more contracts that deal with how to care for mom or dad, and get compensated.
Posted In: Retirement

How to talk to your parents about money

Talking about money can often feel like you're walking into a minefield, but it's important to talk to your aging parents about money. Tess Vigeland picks up some times on how to broach the touchy subject.
Posted In: Retirement

Getting Personal: Money and babies, debt collection

Tess Vigeland and MSN personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston answer your questions about financially preparing and protecting your little ones and debt-collecting etiquette.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Savings

Suze Orman's 'New American Dream'

The new American Dream means no debt, living below your means and within your needs, and getting the same pleasure out of savings as you do from spending. Personal finance maven Suze Orman explains in an interview with Tess Vigeland.
Posted In: Books, Personal Finance

A no-lose, no-cash out way to gamble

Marketplace's Sean Cole looks at a game where people use real money to place bets, even they know they'll never, ever win.
Posted In: Entertainment

Confidence about retirement security low

Americans are more pessimistic than ever about their prospects for a comfortable retirement, according to a new survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer explains why.
Posted In: Retirement

How to financially prepare for disasters

People are thinking more about disaster preparedness since the tsunami in Japan. Tess Vigeland talks to Candysse Miller of the Insurance Information Network of California about how to prepare a disaster financial plan.
Posted In: Personal Finance

What's in your wallet, Kelly Raver?

Kelly Raver shares some of the sentimental items in her wallet that reminds her of the hardships she emerged from years before.

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A Forest
The Cure
Groove Holmes
The Beastie Boys
Everything Counts
Depeche Mode
The Chauffeur (2009 Remastered Version)
Duran Duran
Body Language (Señor Coconut Remix)
M.A.N.D.Y. Vs Booka Shade