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Marketplace Money for Friday, April 19, 2013
Apr 19, 2013

Marketplace Money for Friday, April 19, 2013

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How can you help victims of the Boston bombings? We have tips on choosing charities. Plus, it's time for some spring cleaning. We're not asking you to go through your piles of old clothes or do the windows. We're looking at how to clean out your financial portfolio and tidy up your budgets. And it's time to reassess where your cash is going and straighten up the money issues we have with people in our lives -- like exes, siblings, children and more.  Finally, what you're really getting for your money when you buy products 'Made in the U.S.A.'

Segments From this episode

Tax attorney on taxing problems

Apr 19, 2013
Tax attorney Kelly Phillips Erb, otherwise known as "Tax Girl," on fixing people's tax problems.

Cleaning up your financial portfolio

Apr 19, 2013
Tax season gives many of us a chance to review the past year and examine our investment portfolios. We've got tips on how to improve yours.

Making the best choices for your budget

Apr 19, 2013
Spring is the perfect time to get realistic about budgeting. Personal finance journalist Carmen Wong Ulrich offers some advice about how to do it the smart way.

Boomers: Think twice before you get divorced

Apr 19, 2013
A word of caution for elderly couples thinking about signing divorce papers.

Giving to Boston's victims: How to choose a charity

Apr 19, 2013
As Americans look for ways to express their compassion over the tragedies that struck Boston and Texas this week, we have some tips for how to give to charities without being scammed.

Spring cleaning your costly relationships

Apr 19, 2013
We asked: Who in your life costs you a lot of money? Your answers ranged from kids to lovers to siblings. A consumer finance expert offers some advice on how to maintain healthy relationships with the people who cause you financial strain.

Are you really buying products 'Made in the USA?'

Apr 19, 2013
When you buy products with the label, "Made in America," are you sure you're getting something made in the USA? Tips on how to decipher the labels on so-called American-made goods.

How can you help victims of the Boston bombings? We have tips on choosing charities. Plus, it’s time for some spring cleaning. We’re not asking you to go through your piles of old clothes or do the windows. We’re looking at how to clean out your financial portfolio and tidy up your budgets. And it’s time to reassess where your cash is going and straighten up the money issues we have with people in our lives — like exes, siblings, children and more.  Finally, what you’re really getting for your money when you buy products ‘Made in the U.S.A.’