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Marketplace asks: Are you better off now than 4 years ago?

Oct 2, 2015
How do you define economic progress in your own life?
Posted In: Money, future

The high price of being a Chicago Cubs fan

Oct 2, 2015
The financial — and emotional — cost adds up.
Posted In: Sports, Chicago, quite the jinx

A certified financial planner weighs in on bad habits

Oct 2, 2015
Put down the impulse purchase and quit neglecting your 401k.
Posted In: Personal Finance, 401(k), psychology and money

What financial habit do you want to quit?

Sep 25, 2015
This week, we're talking about stopping, quitting ... throwing in the towel.
Posted In: Quitting, personal finance basics, Saving, frugality, spending, Money, budget

How to save $3,000, one five at a time

Sep 18, 2015
FiveThirtyEight's Jody Avirgan has a peculiar way of saving.
Posted In: Money, Saving, bills

Have you ever made a comeback?

Sep 18, 2015
Sometimes a comeback is better than the way you started.
Posted In: Truman, Dewey, comeback, financial meltdown

The Flora Bama bar does business on the state line

Sep 11, 2015
Walking from Alabama to Florida was convenient way to buy liquor in 1964.
Posted In: borders, Small Business, liquor sales

How much do borders cost you?

Sep 3, 2015
Tell your stories about borders.
Posted In: borders, crossing, Money

Do you care how much a barrel of oil costs?

Aug 28, 2015
We're going in depth on oil, and its role in our lives and the global economy.
Posted In: cheap oil, oil prices

When markets go nuts, financial advisers get emailing

Aug 26, 2015
The overall message is resounding: keep calm, don't sell.
Posted In: Investing, stock market, financial advice