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To a football fan with financial savvy

Sep 14, 2012
One football fan in Ann Arbor, Michigan finds a way to pay for his renovation with upscale tailgating.
Michigan Wolverines fans look on during the game.
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A saving-and-spending balancing act

Aug 3, 2012
Our Marketplace Money Piggy Bank Award goes to 10-year-old Anna Pitman, who is learning the balance between the joy of spending and the pride of saving.
Anna and Marc Pitman.
Pitman Family

Father knows best

Jul 20, 2012
Piggy will be headed to paradise, to the home of one listener who took the financially sound advice of a TV dad.
Donald Miralle /Allsport

To a daughter who made her mom proud

Jun 28, 2012
A proud mom nominates her daughter, who weathered a year of unemployment, for this week’s Piggy Award.
Carol Belanger's daughter Victoria whipped up cheap and delicious jello creations to socialize with her friends without breaking the bank.
Gisela Francisco

Piggy for Greece

Jun 22, 2012
A thank you gift to the people of Athens for not taking the world economy this past week... phew.
Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

For teaching her kid money smarts

Jun 15, 2012
A Nebraska mother wins this week's Piggy Award for sharing how she taught her now-adult daughter how to save and spend.

Piggies for a mentor and mentee

Jun 8, 2012
This week, we're recognizing an American civil worker who bestowed personal finance knowledge -- from our show! -- to an intern.
The difference in fees on 401(k)s could mean the difference between a comfortable retirement and an uncomfortable one.

For public good, not for profit.

How to get a job, in charts and graphs

Jun 1, 2012
This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to a consultant who presented the interview process in witty, pithy infographics.
One of several infographics Elisabeth Fosslien created about what she learned as a consultant who interviews potential employees.
Elisabeth Fosslien

Piggy for the 367

May 25, 2012
This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367.

Piggy for good financial leadership

May 4, 2012
Katie Davis from Fayetteville, N.C. and her husband Matt are paying themselves first.