Feb 23, 2012 A substantial fraction of people die with virtually no financial assets -- 46.1 percent with less than $10,000.
Feb 22, 2012 More Americans are at risk of a lower standard of living in retirement.
Feb 17, 2012 The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Girl Scouts get high-tech, that new car smell is toxic and getting to Ecuador if you're a retiree.
Feb 17, 2012 A marine declares his love for his wife of five years, who along with love diligently sent him burned copies of Marketplace Money every week through two tours of duty.
Feb 9, 2012 The national mood about the economy is one thing, but what states have the best, and worst, confidence about the direction of the economy?
Feb 8, 2012 The markets will always have their ups and downs, but Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics thinks the best way to prepare for a long retirement is to keep a little risk in your portfolio, especially as markets are looking up.
Feb 7, 2012 A borrowing consumer is a confident consumer. But it's not all good news.
Feb 3, 2012 Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell discuss the possibility of more transparency on 401(k) fees. Plus, callers ask questions about supporting retired parents and the pros and cons of uprooting a family for a new job.
Feb 6, 2012 People coping with elderly parents in failing health face tough decisions. But there are warning signs indicating when loved ones should step in.