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Why we're addicted to daily deals

Sep 2, 2011
The online daily deal industry is booming. And consumers just can't get enough -- even when those deals end up not being used. So why do we keep buying?
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Getting Personal: Starting a financial life

Sep 2, 2011
Tess Vigeland and David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times answer listeners' personal finance questions.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Treasuries: Risk free or not?

Sep 1, 2011
One of the most important issues in personal finance is whether U.S. Treasuries are still risk-free securities....
Posted In: Investing, Personal Finance
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When you should buy disaster insurance

Aug 31, 2011
With all the natural disasters occurring around the country recently, disaster insurance has become a hot topic for homeowners. But when and which should you buy?
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Prepare Yourself!

Aug 26, 2011
Many people are going to watching and preparing for Hurricane Irene as she hits this weekend, but even for those who are not in immediate danger -...
Posted In: budget, emergency, Personal Finance, planning
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Getting Personal: Savings goals, private education loans

Aug 26, 2011
Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof of CBS MoneyWatch answer your questions this week.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Cleaning up your credit score

Aug 19, 2011
Credit score got you down? You can boost your score by hiring a credit clean-up service. A couple hundred dollars investment can result in big savings in mortgages and other loans.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Getting Personal: Running a new business, fixing a credit score

Aug 19, 2011
David Brancaccio and Marketplace's Chris Farrell answer your personal finance questions.
Posted In: Personal Finance
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Spending vs. savings during these unnerving times

Aug 19, 2011
Into the teeth of this economic gale, I had to make quite a spending decision this week. It wasn't a frivolous purchase - not the $5,000 carbon-f...
Posted In: Personal Finance, Saving, spending
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Is it finally time to raise interest rates?

Aug 18, 2011
The Fed wants to keep interest rates low until 2013, which was supposed to reduce uncertainty. Why does Thomas Hoenig think it actually will have the opposite effect?
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