Dec 25, 2009

Marketplace Money for December 26-27, 2009

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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.

Segments From this episode

Investment club tries for a comeback

Dec 25, 2009
The ladies of Formerly Baroque, an investment club in Northern Virginia, speak with Tess Vigeland about how they've attempted to recover from the financial losses recently endured.

How to give good gifts

Dec 25, 2009
Commentator Joel Waldfogel, author of the book "Scroogenomics," dishes out advice on how to purchase better gifts.

Getting Personal

Dec 25, 2009
Cleveland Plain Dealer consumer columnist Sheryl Harris and Tess Vigeland answer listener questions, including whether there's any downside to signing up for credit cards to get rewards, then canceling them.

2009 money resolutions: How we fared

Dec 25, 2009
Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell 'fess up on just how well they've done with their 2009 financial resolutions.

It's still a coin collector's world

Dec 25, 2009
Cash-free transactions may slowly be replacing physical money, but many collectors are still passionate about coins. Cash Peters went to a money show and analyzed characteristics of the common collector.

The financial year in review

Dec 25, 2009
Friends of Money -- Liz Pulliam Weston, Jason Zweig, Knight Kiplinger -- join Tess Vigeland in recapping the biggest financial news of 2009, as well as the money lessons learned and ignored throughout the year.
"2009," set in coins.
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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.