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How the new financial bureau will protect consumers

Jul 15, 2011
A supporter of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau talks to Tess Vigeland about how he thinks the bureau will help consumers.
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Piggy Bank Award: TIAA-CREF success

Jul 8, 2011
Tempted to tap your 401(k) or maybe your TIAA-CREF account? Think again. A Colorado listener had the same temptation -- in 1978. He kept it, and has been laughing to the bank ever since.
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Getting Personal: Paying for college with life insurance, or with savings

Jul 7, 2011
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and Kiplinger's Kathy Kristof answer listener questions.
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Consumers turn to coupons in tough times

Jul 6, 2011
Conventional wisdom says that, during recessions, people use coupons more. Do they?
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Getting Personal: Saving for retirement, recovering from a bankruptcy

Jul 1, 2011
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and MSN personal finance columnist Liz Weston answer listener questions.
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When did you feel financially independent?

Jul 1, 2011
For some, it's their first big purchase with their own money. Others, it's paying rent for the first time. People shared with us when they first felt financially independent.
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Piggy Bank Award: Twitter edition

Jul 1, 2011
Host Tess Vigeland challenged her Twitter followers to reveal their first moments of financial independence, in one 140-character tweet.
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Getting Personal: Saving for grandchildren, retirement or a wedding?

Jun 24, 2011
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and Los Angeles Times' consumer columnist David Lazarus answer listener questions.
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Piggy Bank Award: Brand promise

Jun 24, 2011
Host Tess Vigeland announces her weekly Marketplace Money piggy award.
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Getting Personal: Credit cards, becoming self-employed

Jun 17, 2011
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and MSN's Liz Pulliam Weston answer listener questions.
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