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Letters: Creating a paper trail

May 11, 2012
Our weekly dive into the mail bag, and L.A. Times personal finance columnist David Lazarus helps a caller with a question about record-keeping.
Posted In: Personal Finance, listener mail, peter morici, paddy hirsch, david lazarus, student loans, credit scores, Credit Cards, marriage

My mom, the comeback kid

May 10, 2012
Jen Miller's face -- and her money habits -- mirror her mother's.
Posted In: Personal Finance, parents, mom, mother's day

How should athletes manage their money?

May 4, 2012
A money manager who works with athletes says the basic rules of sound personal finance still apply, even if you're making millions.
Posted In: Personal Finance, athletes, Saving, Investing

Guides for a personal finance novice

Apr 23, 2012
I am 50 years old, and unfortunately, a bit of a financial novice. I have never invested, never budgeted and never really had my money work for me. I am a professional, in my own private practice and earn close to or more than $100,000 a year. I am looking for some good source(s) that may, by reading or watching videos, make me a more informed steward of my money. Ed, Cardiff, CA
Posted In: Personal Finance, personal finance books

Financial literacy: No time like the present

Apr 20, 2012
Commentator Chris Farrell thinks there's no time like the present to get smart about your finances.
Posted In: financial literacy, Personal Finance, Investing, Saving, planning

Spending your windfall: What to do with found money

Apr 20, 2012
Deciding how to spend inheritance or a sudden windfall isn't as easy as it may seem. CBS MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger helps a listener make some important decisions.
Posted In: letters, jill schlesinger, Personal Finance, Inheritance

How to save for the year of weddings

Apr 6, 2012
Going to a wedding can be fun but going to multiple weddings in one year can get expensive. Marketplace Public Insight producer Angela Kim has been to her share of weddings and discusses her experience.
Posted In: weddings, Personal Finance

Financial literacy and low-income families

Apr 6, 2012
Low-income families don't have money to waste. Financial literacy is all about reducing that cost.
Posted In: financial literacy, low-income families, Personal Finance

Back to the savings future?

Mar 20, 2012
Saving on an installment plan.
Posted In: Investing, Savings, Books, Personal Finance, risk management

Carl Richards: Live and doodling

Mar 2, 2012
Tess talks with personal finance commentator and artist Carl Richards in front of a live audience in Park City, Utah.
Posted In: Personal Finance, napkin, explainer, carl richards, humor

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