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Why do I have to keep checking my checks?

Apr 6, 2007
It seems like you deposited that check ages ago and it still hasn't cleared. There's a reason. Tess finds out why with Jean Ann Fox of the Consumer Federation of America.
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Get interested in your savings

Apr 6, 2007
There are lots of banks who'd love the chance to sit on your cash. And that means you can find some pretty competitive rates. Lisa Napoli offers this primer on finding high-yield savings.
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A guide to proper allowance etiquette

Mar 30, 2007
Allowances can be a tricky subject. How much should you give your kids, or should you give them any money at all? Ashley Milne-Tyte finds out what some parents are doing.
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Mailbag for Friday, March 23, 2007

Mar 23, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on buying U.S. savings bonds, checking a credit report and saving the right amount.
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Emergency savings 101

Mar 2, 2007
The feds want Americans to save more. So they've come up with a plan. Tess talks with Liz Pulliam Weston of MSN Money.
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Mailbag for Friday, February 16, 2007

Feb 16, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on: funding a child's college education, dealing with identity theft, transferring stock as a gift and answering the question, "What protections does a mutual fund have?"
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Mailbag for Friday, February 9, 2007

Feb 9, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on buying bonds, investing in a "hot" fund, and qualifying for domestic partner benefits.
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Americans just aren't saving

Feb 9, 2007
Spend, not save. That seems to be the mantra of the American consumer. Kai speaks with economist Peter Morici about the dwindling savings rate among Americans.
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Mailbag for Friday, January 19, 2007

Jan 19, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on investing in a health savings account, teaching stocks and bonds to young investors and using a 1031 exchange.
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Hybrids, the cars that give back

Jan 12, 2007
Hybrid models can cost a little more, but according to a new survey, the returns might be worth the initial cost. Kai interviews James Bell of Intellichoice.
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