Marketplace Money for Friday, October 12, 2012
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This weekend, a full show dedicated to our listeners and any personal finance questions you might have. Liz Weston, personal finance columnist with MSN Money, joins host Tess Vigeland to cover a diverse range of topics. From improving your credit score to managing student loan debt, short selling your underwater house to paying off all those credit cards -- we're answering your questions and offering up sound advice.
Posted In: debt, credit, credit score
Many of us have heard that in order to keep our credit in good standing, it is actually best to keep some debt on the books. But is there really any truth to this?
Posted In: Personal Finance, student loan debt
When you're a parent helping your kids pursue their dreams and paying for their college education, what do you do when your debt suddenly skyrockets?
Posted In: credit card debt, debt
It's a situation facing many Americans -- you're thousands of dollars in debt with seemingly no end in sight. What can you do? MSN's Liz Weston offers some advice.
Posted In: Retirement, Housing, Investing, mortgage
One retiree is seeking to sell her house and move. But she wonders whether it would be wiser to pay for a house with cash or carry a mortgage in retirement.