Marketplace Money for June 14-15, 2008

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Marketplace Money for June 14-15, 2008
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Student loans meet social networks

With banks getting out of the student loan business, students are turning to the Internet -- and sometimes total strangers -- to cover the cost of school. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
Posted In: Education
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How to write a will

Now that you've decided to write a will, what things do you need to consider? Tess continues her conversation with Kiplinger's John Ventura.
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Day in the Work Life: The Replacements

Break a plate? Lose that serving spoon? On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we visit a store that helps you track down that one missing piece.
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Getting Personal

In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about a relative's financial deal, types of credit scores, rewards checking accounts and pooling money to buy a house.
Posted In: Housing, Investing
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Do you need a will?

More than half of Americans don't have a will. Tess talks to Kiplinger's John Ventura about the importance of having your affairs in order.
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Planning for death: Reverend

Reverend Zelda Kennedy talks about getting past the discomfort of planning for the end and the importance of making your wishes clear.
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Straight Story: Housing forecast

What should you believe when every housing figure points a different direction? Economics editor Chris Farrell cuts through the confusion and sets the story straight on the housing market.
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Bankruptcy 101

So what do you do when you're out of financial options? Tess talks to law professor David Skeel about what to think about when you're considering bankruptcy.
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When is it time for bankruptcy?

Bankruptcies are up 27% this year. Host Tess Vigeland looks beyond the statistics and talks to a listener who fears bankruptcy may be his only choice.

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