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Washington, DC roundup

May 22, 2004
Kai checks in with the Washington, DC Marketplace Bureau Chief, John Dimsdale, on how Congress is dealing with issues that influence your pocketbook: interest rates, the U.S. oil reserve, and mutual funds.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Savings

Mailbag for May 22, 2004

May 22, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions...this week, he gives advice on selecting 401ks, buying versus leasing a car, and money management for newlyweds.
Posted In: Savings

From the Money Matters Desk: An investment retirement report on how much is enough

May 22, 2004
Are you saving for retirement? If not, a recent study says you're not alone. Of the thousand workers surveyed, a third haven't saved at all for their golden years and about 45 percent have less than twenty-five thousand dollars. Most financial experts think these people are in huge trouble. But our guest, Ralph Warner, has a different take. He says it is important to save for retirement, but you don't need as much moolah as you think.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement, Savings

Mailbag for May 1, 2004

May 1, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, he gives advice on budgeting for one income, leasing a car, and dealing with investment fees.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Mailbag for April 24, 2004

Apr 24, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, he gives advice on setting financial priorities, offering money for grades, and buying term insurance.
Posted In: Savings

Mailbag for April 17, 2004

Apr 17, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, he gives advice on emerging markets, interest-only mortgages, finding a financial planner, index funds, CD rates, and becoming a landlord.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Savings

Mailbag for April 10, 2004

Apr 10, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, he gives advice on cashing in your stock options, investing in gold, and consolidating student loans.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Financing college

Apr 10, 2004
The letter came, it was thick, and your kid got in to the college they wanted. Now, how are you supposed to pay the $40,000 tuition, room and board? What about financial aid? Grants? Where should you start? College finances expert Kathy Kristof offers her advice.
Posted In: Savings

Mutual funds update

Apr 3, 2004
It's been about six months since New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer first announced his mutual fund investigation. It's time for an update. Don Phillips from the fund rating company Morningstar tells us where things stand for the mutual fund industry.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Mailbag for March 27, 2004

Mar 28, 2004
Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, Chris explains: the difference between an EE and I bond, why paying a credit card balance with retirement savings is a no-no, and how you can put the word "me" in retireMEnt.
Posted In: Economy, Savings

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