Savings

Pages

0

Budgeting for Uncertain Events

Nov 10, 2011
Here's a list of reasons why we save. A lot of things can go wrong. Age to die Need for extraordinary health care Close relative needs money Lo...
Posted In: budget, Savings
0

Sell down to the sleeping point

Nov 2, 2011
Question: With the roller coaster-volatility of the stock market, would it be wise to tell my investment management firm to sell all mutual fund...
Posted In: Getting Personal, Savings
0

A decent return on savings

Oct 28, 2011
Millions of Americans are struggling to save more. The worst job market since the 1930s has convinced us that we need to shore up our personal...
Posted In: Guest blogger, Savings
2

Cash is king

Oct 7, 2011
Question: I have about 30,000 dollars saved in a savings account that is giving me about 0.85% interest. I put about $ 800 a month into this...
Posted In: Getting Personal, Savings
1

I-bonds and emergency savings

Oct 3, 2011
Question: My house is almost paid off. I now want to build a larger emergency fund. Putting money into a savings account or CDs will not keep up...
Posted In: Getting Personal, Savings
0

Smoothing out income

Sep 26, 2011
Question: I just started a job as a professor. I have a 9 month salary. I know many institutions divide a nine-month salary into twelve paychecks,...
Posted In: Savings
1

Refinance or embrace a shorter mortgage

Sep 22, 2011
Question: We're a family of 3, and I'm about 40yrs old. We are considering a refinance of our house to get a better rate. We're fine financially -...
Posted In: Savings
0

The wealth gap

Sep 21, 2011
Here's more financial damage from the Great Recession. The largest economic gap between blacks and whites isn't income, but wealth. Sad to say--but...
Posted In: Economics, Savings
0

Setting priorities in Canada

Sep 12, 2011
Question: My wife and I moved to Canada after I was laid off in 2009. We have been very fortunate in finding work, community and opportunity in our...
Posted In: Savings
0

A graduate student and savings

Sep 6, 2011
Question: I am 21 years old and a first year graduate student. My grandparents set up a CD for me quite a few years ago which now has close to $13...
Posted In: Savings

Pages

Buzzworthy

Recent comments on our stories..

wcourchesne's picture

What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

zingledot's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

sgardner's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

emcolligan's picture

Real estate flippers are back!

I'm glad to see others have commented about the thoughtless reference to a pit bull. The Maryland legislature recently passed and Governor O...