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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?
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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

Getting Personal: Savings goals, private education loans

Aug 26, 2011
Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof of CBS MoneyWatch answer your questions this week.
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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.
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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.
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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

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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What to do with your money now

Aug 12, 2011
Two financial experts and an economist answer your questions on how to make (or not make) decisions during this period of severe market volatility.
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Investors are 'scared to debt'

Aug 9, 2011
In response to the S&P downgrade and market fears, global investors are living by the mantra: when in doubt, get out.
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How does the market nosedive affect your wallet?

Aug 8, 2011
Should the average investor join the stock market sell-off?
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