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Letters: Help! I need to find a financial planner

Jan 11, 2013
Where can I find a financial planner for my wealth bracket? Will someone alert me when it's time to take my mandatory 401(k) withdrawals? Financial expert Louis Barajas answers listeners' letters.
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Letters: My parents won't talk about money with me

Jan 4, 2013
How can I get my aging parents to talk openly about their financial situation? Is it a smart move to retire overseas? Are there any downsides to credit cards that help pay down my student loan debt? LA Times consumer columnist answers listeners' letters.
Posted In: letters, Personal Finance
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Online privacy in 2013 and trading old school correspondence on Lettrs.com

Dec 28, 2012
Gizmodo's managing editor Brian Barrett talks his tech predictions for 2013, and Lettrs.com offers a new way to trade old school correspondence online.
Posted In: 2013, online privacy, social media, letters
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Letters: Does checking your credit score affect your credit score?

Dec 28, 2012
Can you monitor your credit report frequently without it damaging your credit score? Does removing a secondary user from a credit card affect your credit rating? Personal finance guru Liz Weston answers listeners' questions about money.
Posted In: Personal Finance, letters
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Letters: Relocating for love and taxes

Dec 14, 2012
Can moving expenses be written off of your taxes if you relocated to be closer to your mate? How should you report a large gift to a non-dependent? Financial expert Louis Barajas answers listeners' questions related to end-of-year filing.
Posted In: letters, Taxes
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Letters: It's my first time negotiating a salary!

Dec 7, 2012
L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus tackles trip insurance, low income housing, first-time salary negotiations and why on earth someone would still choose to still pay bills by check (we're looking at you, Tony Cox!).
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Letters: Should you marry your partner's debt?

Nov 23, 2012
Is it worth holding off on a wedding until you and your fiancee get out of debt? Do you need a will if your spouse is your only family member? CBS MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger dispenses advice and tackles questions on finding the best contractor and getting a health savings account.
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Background checks and fishing expeditions

Aug 3, 2012
Tess is joined by Paddy Hirsch and David Lazarus to answer listeners questions.
Posted In: class action lawsuits, letters, background check, david lazarus, paddy hirsch
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Are you for or against air conditioning?

Aug 3, 2012
Listeners told us their passionate opinions on air conditioning.
Posted In: letters, air conditioner, air conditioning
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Letters: An estate planning primer

Jul 13, 2012
This week's letter segments tackles questions for the senior set.
Posted In: letters, Estate planning, death, 401(k), Savings

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