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Financial feuds: When personal finance gets (really) personal

Jun 21, 2013
For the past few weeks, we've been asking listeners in our Public Insight Network one question: What was your last fight over money about? Now, we want you to weigh in.
Posted In: Personal Finance, financial advice, game

How one family finally broke free from the debt cycle

Jun 14, 2013
Marketplace Money listener J. Larson explains how he and his wife managed to get out of debt, then in, then out again.
Posted In: debt, Credit card, Personal Finance

Detroit: You Know You're Wealthy When...

Jun 4, 2013
How do you know you're wealthy? Here's what people in a city that's $15 billion in debt had to say.
Posted In: Detroit, wealth, poverty, Personal Finance

Tell us: What was your last fight over money about?

May 28, 2013
We want to know how finances have caused conflict in your life.
Posted In: Personal Finance, debt, survey

Is your morning latte a waste of money? (Infographic)

May 10, 2013
Whether it's lottery tickets, bar tabs or lunch dates, we all have something we spend money on that we think we shouldn't. But according to personal finance expert Paula Pant, waste is in the eye of the beholder.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Budgeting, retirement savings, spending

Spring cleaning your costly relationships

Apr 19, 2013
We asked: Who in your life costs you a lot of money? Your answers ranged from kids to lovers to siblings. A consumer finance expert offers some advice on how to maintain healthy relationships with the people who cause you financial strain.
Posted In: relationships, Personal Finance

Mind Games & Money: A guide to exploring your emotions in personal finance

Mar 29, 2013
How emotional are you when it comes to making money decisions? Explore our special grid to find out. Plus, get tips and learn more about how emotions influence your personal finances.
Posted In: emotions, Personal Finance

In defense of payday lenders

Feb 21, 2013
A payday lender from Kansas City, Missouri, says his business is fair, just do the math.
Posted In: payday loans, Personal Finance

6 ways to protect yourself from restaurant tip theft

Feb 20, 2013
When you go out to eat at a restaurant and pay by credit card, what should you do with your receipts? Leave them on the table or throw them away?
Posted In: tipping, Personal Finance

Letters: How can an immigrant build credit?

Feb 8, 2013
How can you build credit if you've just moved to the U.S. from abroad? What resources are out there to help with student loans? Author and journalist Carmen Wong Ulrich tackles these questions and more.
Posted In: letters, Personal Finance

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