Mortgage free-fast

Dec 16, 2010
Question: I am 57 so retirement is hopefully not far away. I am self employed and successful but would not be affected were the Democrats able to ...
Posted In: debt, Housing

Hidden liabilities, a mortgage and a marriage

Dec 8, 2010
Question: My husband and I have been married about 4.5 years, and before getting married I asked him about any loans/debts he had. He said he had...
Posted In: debt

Time to shed last debts

Dec 6, 2010
Question: I am trying to get my credit score back on track after a period of very ill health and no medical insurance. I have a stable job now with...
Posted In: debt

Liz Pulliam Weston on debt relief and bankruptcy

Dec 3, 2010
Gina from Marina Del Rey is a psychologist. She opened her private practice a few months ago but with the economy she didn't do as well as expect...
Posted In: debt

A friendly loan

Dec 2, 2010
Question: A friend of mine has $10,000 in credit card debt he and his wife are paying off. Their interest rate is 21%, making monthly payment of ...
Posted In: debt

Targeting debt payments

Nov 15, 2010
Question: Hi, after our recent marriage my wife and I received a nice sum of money from generous friends and relatives ($5,000). With help from our...
Posted In: debt

Chris Farrell on good debt

Nov 12, 2010
Libby from Seattle plans on going to back to school. She's 28, has no debt, good credit, a BS and an MS. She's been working in her job for a litt...
Posted In: debt

A World Awash in Debt

Nov 12, 2010
Think the U.S. map looked red after the mid-term elections? That's nothing compared to what it looks like in a new working paper (PDF) from the...
Posted In: debt, international monetary fund

Slash debt by draining savings?

Nov 11, 2010
Question: My wife and I bought a new car a year ago with a 6% interest rate and have about $14,000 of the loan left to pay over the next four years...
Posted In: debt

MIDDAY UPDATE: Sustainable jobs and cell phones

Oct 27, 2010
This week on Marketplace we'll be following sustainable jobs. Today, we learned about the fastest growing industry in the job field: biomedical...
Posted In: airline safety, biomedical engineering, cell phones, China, debt, Facebook, FDA, future-job-o-matic, GlaxoSmithKline, Halloween, mid-day update, MySpace, stimulus, Taxes