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When you die, who gets your digital assets?

Sep 30, 2014
Families of the deceased struggle to access the digital life of loved ones.
Posted In: social media, living will, assets

About half of America has zero net wealth

Apr 21, 2014
To find wealth in the U.S., take a look at the top 0.1 percent.
Posted In: wealth, 1 percent, debt, personal debt, assets

The IRS labels bitcoin an asset

Mar 25, 2014
The IRS says bitcoins should be counted as assets for tax purposes. And that means what, exactly? Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch explains.
Posted In: bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, assets, IRS

Assets: What are they anyway?

May 9, 2012
Surely you've heard the term assets -- they can be toxic, liquid, or tangible. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains what the word “assets” really means.
Posted In: assets

The role of a fiduciary

Mar 22, 2012
Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the responsibilities of a fiduciary with a taxi metaphor.
Posted In: fiduciary, Investing, assets

It’s not just your income, it’s your assets

Jan 31, 2012
More than 40 percent of Americans are too "asset poor" to weather a job loss for three months.
Posted In: liquidity, assets, poverty

Toxic assets

Jan 21, 2009
If you've been following the problems encountered by the banks, you've probably come across the phrase "toxic assets." They've poisoned banks' balance sheets and brought them to the brink of failure. But what is a toxic asset, exactly? Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains.
Posted In: toxic, assets