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Playlist: The military and financial readiness, car sharing

Posted by Christina Huh

For Marketplace Money, Friday, May 27, 2011

We talk to a USAA financial planner who is in the Army Reserves about the unique challenges military men and women face and how they can better prepare for them. Also, we talk to one Gen-Y reporter about why Generation Y isn't as irresponsible with their money as some would like to think. We also learn about options that new graduates have when it comes to health insurance.

Carl Richards of the New York Times Bucks Blog stops by with another napkin drawing. This one explains why we need to resist our natural impulse to look at past performance to make future decisions when it comes to investing. One Illinois citizen shares how the hikes in state personal income tax has impacted her personal budget We also look at a new concept of car-sharing. Tess and David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times answered questions on how to fund an overseas education and what to consider when selling a condo. And here are the songs we played:

  • Theme from "Knight Rider" - Stu PhillipsBuy
  • Clean Living - RJD2Buy
  • Track 5 from album "9 Beats - Ratatat
  • Flashlight - ParliamentBuy
  • In and Out of Love - Armin Van BuurenBuy
  • Night Falls - Booka ShadeBuy
  • The Second Date - OddiseeBuy
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