May 6, 2015 Finding a financial planner is a tricky business. Here are some of the key questions to ask.
Jan 10, 2013 New York weighs options for storm defenses in the wake of deadly Sandy. Among them are expensive waterway barriers to protect against storm surges.
Jan 4, 2013 How can I get my aging parents to talk openly about their financial situation? Is it a smart move to retire overseas? Are there any downsides to credit cards that help pay down my student loan debt? LA Times consumer columnist answers listeners' letters.
Jan 3, 2013 A $60 billion Sandy relief package passed the Senate in December, but House leadership reneged on its pledge to pass the bill before the end of the session.
Dec 28, 2012 There are countless resources for those of us who want to be better money managers. But comedian and commentator Tim Bedore says the pawn shop is also a good place to go to learn some important lessons about personal finance.
Dec 28, 2012 Can you monitor your credit report frequently without it damaging your credit score? Does removing a secondary user from a credit card affect your credit rating? Personal finance guru Liz Weston answers listeners' questions about money.
Dec 26, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, the threat of the fiscal cliff, and the election may have all contributed to a disappointing holiday shopping season.
Dec 24, 2012 Losses from hurricanes, tornadoes, drought and other severe weather events totaled more than any other year besides 2005, the year of Hurricane Katrina.
Dec 21, 2012 In June 2012, Marketplace Money shared the story of the Gulis, a couple whose home and business were destroyed in the Colorado wildfires. We check in on them six months later and find out how they're rebuilding their lives after losing nearly everything.