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The "Buzzword": Delaware

Oct 24, 2004
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 - "Delaware." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing

Mailbag for October 24, 2004

Oct 24, 2004
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on doing a bond ladder, investing in an equity index annuity, paying for a new roof, and going back to school.
Posted In: Investing

"Straight Story": Investing in Blue Chips

Oct 22, 2004
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. When is investing in blue chips a bad idea? Chris tells you.
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"Straight Story": Corporate Tax Bill

Oct 16, 2004
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, Congress passed a new corporate tax bill. Chris offers his veto.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Mailbag for October 16, 2004

Oct 16, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on rolling over a 401k, investing in gold, setting up a spousal IRA, and finding the monetary value of an old stock certificate.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement, Savings

The "Buzzword": Equity Risk Premium

Oct 9, 2004
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money will bring you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance: "Equity Risk Premium." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing

Mailbag for October 9, 2004

Oct 9, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on paying credit card debt, saving for retirement, and opening up a retirement account for a family member.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

From the Money Matters Desk: Portfolio Advice for a Lazy Investor

Oct 2, 2004
On this week's Money Matters -- a regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- we take a look at retirement portfolios for the laziest listener. Sandra Block is the personal finance columnist at USA Today...and she's got some ideas.
Posted In: Investing

"Straight Story": Regulating Hedge Funds

Oct 2, 2004
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. The SEC wants to regulate hedge funds. Chris says it’s about time.
Posted In: Investing

Replacing Greenspan

Oct 2, 2004
Alan Greenspan, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, has to step down in January of 2006. The buzz over who will replace him has already started. Who’s on the short list? Find out from Kai’s interview with Nell Henderson, a Washington Post staff writer.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

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