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Featured Voicemail: Building credit

Nov 22, 2013
Nick from Chicago left a voice mail for Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich about how to get a higher credit limit without going into debt.
Posted In: ask carmen, Personal Finance, Credit card, credit limit, buying a home

Having a baby? Here's 5 money questions to consider

Nov 22, 2013
Marketplace Money listener Andrew is expecting his first child. What should he make sure to account for when getting ready financially?
Posted In: raising a child, Personal Finance, advice, ask carmen

Need a credit card? 5 sites to check out first

Nov 22, 2013
If you're looking for a new credit card, these sites will help you comparison shop before making the plunge.
Posted In: Credit card, advice, Personal Finance

No magic number for retirement

Nov 14, 2013
Want to retire early? Make sure you properly plan ahead with these tips.
Posted In: Retirement, advice, Personal Finance

Carmen's lightning round! Personal finance advice for all

Nov 8, 2013
Here at Marketplace Money we get way more questions than we could ever hope to answer.
Posted In: advice, Personal Finance, home buying, real estate

Extra, extra, read all about it! Money headlines

Nov 8, 2013
A look at what the future of banking will look like, plus personal finance stories from around the country.
Posted In: money headlines, Personal Finance

Spending money saves money, sometimes

Nov 1, 2013
A look at the top 10 things you can save on by comparison shopping.
Posted In: Saving, Personal Finance, spending

10 home-buying mistakes to avoid (infographic)

Oct 30, 2013
You want that new home, but make sure you don't make a decision you'll regret later
Posted In: Housing, mistakes, Personal Finance

Shopping while black, and paying a 'respectability tax'

Oct 30, 2013
Two recent high profile cases of black men being detained and searched after shopping at luxury clothing stores shines a light on a common experience for people of color.
Posted In: profiling, Personal Finance

Money secrets: Should you keep a secret bank account?

Oct 24, 2013
What should we talk about when we talk about hiding money in a relationship.
Posted In: Personal Finance, secrets, relationships

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