Mar 12, 2010

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Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.

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The market a year ago and today

Mar 12, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks with MSN columnist Jim Jubak about last year's stock market plunge, whether people who chose to get out of stocks made the right decision, and the recovery since then.

Underwater? Let's make a deal!

Mar 12, 2010
A New Jersey company says it's come up with a way to keep people from defaulting on their underwater mortgages. Jeremy Hobson reports.

How to break up with your bank

Mar 12, 2010
Consumer Reports' Noreen Perrotta talks with Tess Vigeland about the right way to switch banks.

Getting Personal

Mar 12, 2010
Kathy Kristof of CBS MoneyWatch joins Tess Vigeland to answer listener questions, including how U.S. citizens working overseas can save for retirement.

The retirement city where people work

Mar 12, 2010
Things don't always go as planned for retirees moving to places like Bend, Ore. Ethan Lindsey reports.

This year's tax twists and turns

Mar 12, 2010
Kiplinger's Kevin McCormally joins Tess Vigeland just in time for tax season, and answers listeners' pressing questions.

Letters from our listeners

Mar 12, 2010
Tess Vigeland takes comments from listeners, including their positive experiences with banks, and their opinions about a consumer protection agency and our coverage of the new Hollywood futures exchange.

We need to rethink our tipping habits

Mar 12, 2010
Commentator David Sax talks about why the art of tipping needs to change.

Are our credit card habits really better?

Mar 12, 2010
A recent report by the Federal Reserve said Americans cut more than $90 billion from their credit card debt from 2008 to 2009, but CardHub.com's Odysseas Papadimitriou says that isn't necessarily good news.

Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.