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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.
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The "Best Gift Ever"

Dec 18, 2004
Certain presents -- a beloved childhood toy, that first car, a special favor -- live on in our memory. In this series of vignettes we call the "Best Gift Ever," Marketplace's Cheryl Glaser talks to Maria Bartiromo, the Managing Editor of The <i>Wall Street Journal Report.</i>
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Mailbag for December 18, 2004

Dec 18, 2004
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on stuffing the holiday stocking with mutual funds, helping aging parents with retirement, and hedging against a falling dollar.
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Gifts of Stocks and Bonds

Nov 28, 2004
Sound 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 Diane Harris, the Assistant Managing Editor of Money Magazine.
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Mailbag for November 20, 2004

Nov 20, 2004
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on picking a CD or a money market account, investing in real estate investment trusts, and the best way to be generous.
Posted In: Charity, Investing, Savings

Mailbag for September 25, 2004

Sep 25, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on giving a financial gift, banking overseas, and choosing an option arm mortgage.
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To Give or Not to Give

Sep 18, 2004
Millions of Americans donate money to charities. But a new survey released this week reports that a growing number of Americans are losing faith in charities. Kai asks Professor Paul Light, the study’s author, what’s behind the data?
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From the Money Matters Desk: A living report on writing a will

Aug 7, 2004
If you're like 58 percent of Americans, you don't have even a basic will. Writing a will is no picnic, but dying without one can cost thousands of dollars and hours of headaches for your loved ones. Which is why Eric Matlin wrote "The Procrastinator's guide to Wills and Estate Planning." Check out Kai's interview with Eric, as they put all your fears about wills to rest.
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Factoid: Faith and Finances

Apr 10, 2004
Find out the percentage of Americans who donate religiously
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Faith and Finances

Apr 10, 2004
Visit your local bookstore or go online and you'll find every imaginable personal finance book. But what if we told you to check out a different genre of books for finance tips? From public radio's business program Marketplace, Jeff Tyler has our story.
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