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Options for the "timid investor"

May 23, 2011
Question: I have always been a very conservative investor (nothing more adventurous than shopping for CD rates). I'm retired and have sufficient...
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Getting Personal: Mortgage mystery and a 529 for baby

May 20, 2011
Tess Vigeland and Marketplace Economics Editor Chris Farrell answer listener questions about saving money while in grad school and choosing a 529 plan for your newborn.
Posted In: Housing, Savings

Remember to save

May 20, 2011
"Remember to save" is hardly a stirring catchphrase for the college graduating class of 2011. But savings will pay off measured by the financial...
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Getting Personal: Planning for a lay off and saving for taxes

May 13, 2011
Host Tess Vigeland and Kiplinger's Kathy Kristof discuss whether it's a good idea to accept an offer to hold the mortgage on your home loan, how to plan for an impending lay off and how much money an independent freelancer should save for taxes.
Posted In: Housing, Savings

Time to buy stocks?

May 6, 2011
Question: Thank you for your insight and advice you have shared on your show....
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Where should I save

May 3, 2011
Question: I am 31 and a recent law school graduate. Needless to say, I have a daunting amount of school debt hanging over my head, approximately ...
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Saving automatically

Apr 27, 2011
Question: I'm 21 years old and a full-time college student, but I also string pearls and hostess on occasion. I'm paid in cash for both jobs. (Is...
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Managing savings for parents

Apr 26, 2011
Question: I have a question and hoping you can guide me here. My parents are assembly workers, they saved up about 25,000 dollars over the past 13...
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Giving your kid more financial control

Apr 15, 2011
Tess Vigeland awards the inaugural Marketplace Money Piggy Award to a father who developed a new system of allowance for his daughter.
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An emergency fund calculation

Apr 4, 2011
Question: The concern I have is whether I am determining 6-12 months worth of living expenses correctly. The range I get when attempting to...
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