Time is running out to make a gift to Marketplace and help us meet our $100,000 fall fundraiser goal by midnight tonight.
Segments From this episode
Socially responsible investing has been around for quite a while, but now there's a new kind of social investment taking shape -- terrorism-free investing. Tess talks to Bob Frick from Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine.
Economics editor Chris Farrell is getting to your questions fast. In this week's speed-round mailbag, learn how to find a good financial planner, how long a company can pursue a consumer debt and what to do with thousands of dollars in student loans.
You know those proxy statements you get in the mail, if you own a stock or a mutual fund? Regulators are looking at a major overhaul of the system that allows stockholders to vote on company issues. But that has many shareholder advocates worried. Amy Scott reports.
The first day of school is almost here and, almost like clockwork, as soon as school starts so does the fundraising. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on an ever-growing business.
Tess returns to Seattle to have a cup of coffee, see the Space Needle, and find out how the Meridian Pacific investment club has reacted to the recent drop in the stock market.
Chris Farrell says that if the student loan industry were graded for its effectiveness to students, it might have to repeat the class all over again.
Marketplace Money for August 24, 2007