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Living Wills

Oct 2, 2004
Living wills are the instructions you should leave your loved ones, so they know what kind of care and medical intervention you want if you become incapacitated. But some people oppose living wills. Are they worth it? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Retirement

Mailbag for September 18, 2004

Sep 18, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on buying savings bonds, banking on retirement rate of return, and paying the mortgage.
Posted In: Retirement, Savings

Drug Importation

Aug 28, 2004
Are drugs cheaper in Canada? Several states want to import prescription drugs from Canada, and some are even considering suing the federal government over the drug import ban. Host Kai Ryssdal gets to the bottom of this issue with health economist, Uwe Reinhardt.
Posted In: Retirement

Mailbag for August 7, 2004

Aug 7, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on using fixed income assets, investing in I-bonds, and choosing between real estate and the stock market.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Mailbag for July 31, 2004

Jul 31, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on using a 40lk for educational costs, contributing the max on a retirement account, and paying off a mortgage with an IRA.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Mailbag for July 17, 2004

Jul 17, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on planning a budget, selling stock, and consolidating 401k accounts.
Posted In: Retirement, Savings

Factoid: Retirement

Jul 17, 2004
The Employee Benefit Research Institute looked into America's future... and it doesn't look pretty. According to their calculations, by 2030, the country's retirees will have far less cash than they need to meet basic living expenses. But how much less?
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Retirement conversation with Chris Farrell

Jul 17, 2004
Where do you keep your retirement money once you've actually retired? And what's the best way to spend it? Chris Farrell has tips for making your nest egg last.
Posted In: Retirement

Retirement countdown

Jul 17, 2004
Let's talk about retirement. What if it's around the corner, and your countdown has begun? What steps should you take to prepare? What do you do with your home? Or your health insurance? Reporter John Dimsdale says you'd be well advised to think about these issues now, instead of later.
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"The Buzz Word": ERISA

Jul 10, 2004
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money will bring you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance: ERISA. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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