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'Tis the season to give

Dec 1, 2011
Holiday giving is your last shot to slide in extra tax deductions for the year, but Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell says there are deeper motivations behind end-of-the-year donations.
Posted In: Charitable giving, donations, holidays, Taxes, Personal Finance
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Monkeys love discounts too

Dec 1, 2011
Researchers at Yale are wondering if spending behavior has something to do with genetics. We learn how monkeys and humans are similar -- and different -- when it comes to plunking down cash.
Posted In: spending, Personal Finance, psychology, genetics
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Why couples lie about how they spend money

Nov 25, 2011
For richer or poorer, in sickness and in health... There's nothing in wedding vows that promises eternal honesty about how we spend our money. And couples lie about it all the time.
Posted In: Personal Finance, marriage, family
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Getting Personal: Money and your parents

Nov 24, 2011
Tess Vigeland and Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell answer listeners' personal finance questions.
Posted In: parents, Personal Finance, Retirement
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Getting Personal: Family financial matters

Nov 5, 2011
Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof of Kiplinger's Magazine answer listeners questions.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Low credit scores plague Texas cities

Nov 4, 2011
Low incomes along with a lack of financial literacy make residents of Harlingen, Texas, susceptible to crushing credit score choices.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Wisc. city tops nation in credit scores

Nov 4, 2011
A combination of a diverse economy, affordable housing and hard-working citizens may be the reason why Wasau, Wisc. boasts the highest credit scores per capita in the U.S.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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A new yardstick to measure poverty

Oct 28, 2011
The Census Bureau has a new calculation for measuring poverty. David Brancaccio takes a look at how this new metric changes our understanding of America's poor.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Getting Personal: Housing and savings conundrums

Oct 27, 2011
David Brancaccio and personal finance columnist Liz Weston answer listeners' personal finance questions.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Businesses could soon learn much more than your credit score

Oct 27, 2011
Companies are now collecting data beyond your basic credit score, but there are still laws surrounding the practice.
Posted In: Personal Finance

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