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Generation Y is more financially responsible than you think

May 27, 2011
Older generations knock young adults for being irresponsible. But Kimberly Palmer of the U.S. News and World Report argues that 20-somethings really are responsible.
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Getting Personal: Overseas education, selling your condo

May 27, 2011
Tess Vigeland and David Lazarus of the L.A. Times answer questions about how to pay for an overseas education and what to consider before selling a condo.
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Financial readiness for military service members

May 27, 2011
A certified financial planner with the USAA talks about the unique challenges military men and women face, and how to confront them.
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Piggy Bank Award: Money for college

May 27, 2011
Host Tess Vigeland's little blue plastic friend is on its way to Arizona, this week, to a woman who asks when a parent's money stops being their money.
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Piggy Bank Award: Index funds vs. market dizziness

May 20, 2011
Does watching the markets give you vertigo? You're not alone. This week, host Tess Vigeland awards her weekly Piggy Bank award to one investor trying to relax and enjoy his returns.
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Minding your financial p's and q's

May 13, 2011
Emily Yoffe, aka Slate.com's "Dear Prudence," gives tips on how to broach touchy subjects like spreading the word of your impending foreclosure to friends and family, and what to tip your delivery man.
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The confusing world of tipping etiquette

May 13, 2011
Technology has made calculating gratuity easier. But in some ways, technology has also made tipping more confusing than ever.
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Piggy Bank Award: Saving for a job loss

May 13, 2011
This week, host Tess Vigeland sends her weekly Piggy Bank Award to a Twin Cities Spanish teacher bracing for a layoff due to budget cuts.
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Consumer prices rise 0.4% in April

May 13, 2011
Rising gasoline and food prices continue to drive up the cost of living in April. Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, takes a look at today's numbers from the Labor Department.
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U.S. wages can't keep up with consumer prices

May 13, 2011
Jill Schlesinger of CBS/MoneyWatch explains today's Consumer Price Index news, and what that means for American consumers.
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