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The Mailbag for February 17, 2006

Feb 18, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, advice on gifting stocks and bonds, planning an overseas retirement, and interest only mortgages.
Posted In: Charity, Investing

The “Straight Story” with Chris Farrell: Socially Responsible Investing

Dec 23, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the “Straight Story.” Chris unwraps what’s behind socially responsible investing.
Posted In: Charity, Investing

Grading Giving

Dec 2, 2005
A lot of charities get the bulk of their donations during the holiday season. Before you give, hear what <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy's</em> Stacy Palmer says about researching charitable organizations.
Posted In: Charity

Gifts of Stocks and Bonds

Nov 25, 2005
Marketplace Money offers this gift-giving guide for those who want to spread the joy of personal finance. Listen to advice on how to gift stock from Ellen McGirt of <em>Money Magazine</em>.
Posted In: Charity

The Mailbag for November 11, 2005

Nov 11, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on investing in a health savings account, beating the credit card companies, and gifting property to children.
Posted In: Charity, Investing

From the Money Matters Desk: Investing in Your Community

Jun 10, 2005
On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- we learn how to put our money to work in our neighborhoods. Joining Kai to talk about community investment is Shari Berenbach, the executive director of the Calvert Social Investment Foundation.
Posted In: Charity, Investing

Mailbag for March 26, 2005

Mar 26, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, we tackle tax season with a special mailbag devoted to all of your taxing questions. This week - deducting charitable giving, tracking down an old refund, trying to lower an unusually high tax bill, and paying taxes on an inherited gift.
Posted In: Charity, Taxes

The "Buzzword": Paris Club

Jan 15, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Paris Club." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Charity, Economy

Rating Charitable Organizations

Jan 9, 2005
You want to donate money, but how can you ensure your dollars are headed to the right place? Daniel Borochoff is the President of the American Institute of Philanthropy. He takes Kai behind the process of rating charities.
Posted In: Charity

Budgeting Donations

Jan 9, 2005
This week, President Bush asked Americans to give private donations for tsunami relief. It got us wondering how much Americans give, and how they should think about budgeting charitable donations. Marketplace’s Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Charity