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Chuck wants to bond with investors

Jun 15, 2007
Charles Schwab is revamping its bond fees and even lowering the price for most investors. Will this make the bond-trading market more transparent? Tess Vigeland talks about the benefits of the move with Marketplace's Janet Babin.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

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.
Posted In: Savings

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.
Posted In: Savings

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.
Posted In: Savings

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.
Posted In: Savings

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.
Posted In: Economy, Savings

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?"
Posted In: Charity, Investing, Savings

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.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

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.
Posted In: Savings

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.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

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