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A resource guide to bulletproofing your finances

Nov 14, 2012
Are you prepared to face a crisis -- both natural and man-made? Explore our resource guide to help you prepare yourself -- and your finances -- for the worst.
Posted In: Personal Finance

Letters: Opting out of solicitations, credit cards for teens

Oct 26, 2012
Listen to advice on where to find accredited credit counselors, where to go to opt out of getting credit card solicitations, and when to introduce your kids to credit.
Posted In: Personal Finance

How superheroes deal with personal finance

Oct 19, 2012
Everyone has to worry about personal finance, even superheroes. What financial worries and risks do they face -- from taxes to emergency funds and everything in between?
Posted In: superhero, Personal Finance

Innovations won't resolve personal finance woes

Oct 19, 2012
The digital wizardry unveiled at the annual Finovate trade show is great, but it won't help solve the decades-long assault on our personal finances.
Posted In: Personal Finance, financial innovation

How parents should handle their child's student loans

Oct 12, 2012
When you're a parent helping your kids pursue their dreams and paying for their college education, what do you do when your debt suddenly skyrockets?
Posted In: Personal Finance, student loan debt

Tough Choices: How the poor spend money

Oct 5, 2012
Three families living around the poverty line in San Diego tell Marketplace Money what it means to spend money when you don't have a whole lot of it.
Posted In: child poverty, Personal Finance, San Diego, Housing, cars, wealth gap, economic mobility, tough choices, poverty

How to cure the wealth virus

Sep 7, 2012
Actor Hill Harper discusses why it is important for everyone -- rich and poor -- to really understand money and its place in our lives.
Posted In: wealth, Money, Personal Finance

Keep it simple

Sep 7, 2012
Bank regulation and personal finance is just as simple as catching a frisbee -- even a dog can do it.
Posted In: bank regulations, Personal Finance

A musician comes home

Aug 17, 2012
A New Orleans bassist lost everything he owned through Hurricane Katrina. He talks about how his life has progressed since 2005 and what he learned while picking up the pieces.
Posted In: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, musician, Personal Finance, Saving

How to talk about money every week

Aug 17, 2012
Financial planner Jude Boudreaux doesn't think it's enough for couples to talk about money once a month. He thinks they should discuss finances every week.
Posted In: Personal Finance, planning, couples

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