Marketplace Money for Friday, March 25, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace Money for Friday, March 25, 2011

A big money decision before retirement

Most people want to kick back and relax in their 60s, but Tess Vigeland and the New York Times' Tara Siegel Bernard about one couple who are considering investing in and running a motel, instead of retiring.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement

The financial challenges gay couples face

The New York Times' Tara Siegel Bernard discusses the financial and legal issues gay couples face through the example of Amanda and Kay Shelton, a lesbian couple living in Michigan.
Posted In: Personal Finance

What to do when you haven't saved enough for your 70s

The 70s are often when people are sitting back and enjoying the fruits of decades of labor. But many older Americans haven't saved enough for their golden years and are barely clinging on.
Posted In: Retirement

The financially fabulous 40s

Commentator J.D. Roth talks about why he's feeling optimistic and financially secure about his future.
Posted In: Retirement

Waking up to financial realities in your 30s

Tess Vigeland talks to the New York Times' Paul Sullivan about the new set of financial responsibilities people in their thirties face.
Posted In: Retirement

To take or not to take on college debt?

We're starting our series on life through a financial lens at our teens. Tess Vigeland talks to the New York Times's Ron Lieber about a teenager who's trying to balance financial responsibility and college debt.
Posted In: Education, Savings

The financial lives of the 'Boomerang Generation'

Tess Vigeland visits one 20-something who's living with her parents, loaded with debt and facing slim job prospects.
Posted In: Jobs, Savings

Looking to the financial future in your 50s

Personal finance journalist Carmen Wong Ulrich discusses planning your financial future in your 50s using the example of Marina Sturm, a professor and musician who is looking to organize her finances.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Retirement

Financial planning to live 'til 95 and beyond

Financial planner Denby Brandon discusses money issues for people in their 80s and how to plan for your retirement.
Posted In: Retirement

Music from this show

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Hey Nineteen
Steely Dan
Theme from "ThirtySomething"
Robert Walsh
My Generation (Monaural Version With Guitar Overdubs)
The Who
Changes (1999 Digital Remaster)
David Bowie

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