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Germans and their frugal, saving ways

Jul 20, 2012
Many European economies are begging for Germany to share its wealth with them. Where did the German culture of frugality come from?
Posted In: Germany, frugality, Saving

Are Americans spending this summer?

Jul 5, 2012
What are the spending habits of Americans this summer: Spending or saving? And what days of the year do Americans think of as the happiest? Gallup reveals its latest data on U.S. opinion.
Posted In: spending, Saving

For teaching her kid money smarts

Jun 15, 2012
A Nebraska mother wins this week's Piggy Award for sharing how she taught her now-adult daughter how to save and spend.
Posted In: children, Saving, spending, Personal Finance

What do the dates on food mean?

Jun 15, 2012
There are a lot of different dates on the food you buy at the grocery store. Learn how to decipher them and how to save food and money.
Posted In: Food, sustainability, Saving, spending

Budgeting 101

Jun 1, 2012
Can you recommend a book on how to put yourself on a budget? Thank you, Elizabeth, Unionville, PA
Posted In: budget, Saving, spending, personal finance books

How military spouses hold down the home front

May 25, 2012
Military families have some unique financial challenges compared to civilians. But citizens can learn a thing or two from the foresight these families apply to their finances.
Posted In: Personal Finance, military, families, spending, Saving, Retirement, will, life insurance

How should athletes manage their money?

May 4, 2012
A money manager who works with athletes says the basic rules of sound personal finance still apply, even if you're making millions.
Posted In: Personal Finance, athletes, Saving, Investing

Financial literacy: No time like the present

Apr 20, 2012
Commentator Chris Farrell thinks there's no time like the present to get smart about your finances.
Posted In: financial literacy, Personal Finance, Investing, Saving, planning

'Be prepared' ... financially

Apr 20, 2012
A new Girl Scout merit badged is aimed at preparing young women for their future with personal finance.
Posted In: financial literacy, Girl Scouts, Education, Saving

Introducing the Wealth & Poverty beat

Feb 24, 2012
Reporter Mitchell Hartman discusses the need for Marketplace's new Wealth & Poverty desk.
Posted In: wealth, poverty, coverage, reporting, Money, Saving, debt, Inheritance

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