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Planning for death: Social worker

Jul 11, 2008
We present another take on the tough business of planning for the end. This week, we hear from Isabella Vidrialis, a clinical social worker at a hospice in Los Angeles.
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Retirement and Taxes

Jul 11, 2008
Question: Contributing to my 401 now is lowering my tax bracket, but I will have to pay taxes on this $ later. Is there a standard tax bracket in...
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Cracking open your nest egg

Jul 4, 2008
With loans harder to come by, more Americans have resorted to raiding their 401(k)s, but as Josephine Bennett reports, borrowing early can have big consequences.
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Getting Personal

Jun 27, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about Employee Stock Purchase Plans, emergency money for students overseas and financial planning towards the end of life.
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Revisiting the Social Security restart

Jun 27, 2008
Last week, Marketplace's Bob Moon examined a way to borrow from Social Security without breaking the bank. Bob's back this week with host Tess Vigeland to answer some of your questions on the option.
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Restarting the Social Security clock

Jun 20, 2008
Did you know that if you borrow from your Social Security early and pay it back later, the government will call things even? Bob Moon reports on an option that almost sounds too good to be true.
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New Chapters in seniors' lives: 7 and 11

Jun 17, 2008
The number of seniors filing for bankruptcy has risen dramatically in the last 20 years, according to an AARP study. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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Immediate Annuity

May 17, 2008
Question: I am turning 70 in June and retiring as of July 1. I will be taking monthly disbursements from my IRA. I still have a balanced portfolio...
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Switching to a Roth IRA

May 16, 2008
A down market can be the best time to rearrange your money. Scott talks to Christine Fahlund about taking advantage of the moment to convert your Traditional IRA to a Roth.
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Finding a financial planner

May 16, 2008
We'd all like some guidance on our finances, but how can you make sure your adviser has your best interests in mind? Jeremy Hobson explains how to pick the right financial planner.
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