Aug 12, 2011

Marketplace Money for Friday, August 12, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, August 12, 2011

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Seriously, stop panicking about Wall Street

Aug 12, 2011
New York Bureau Chief Heidi Moore is back in the studio to remind everyone that panicking never solved anything.

Low interest rates bad for savers

Aug 12, 2011
The Great Recession shocked many Americans into saving more money, but unfortunately, they aren't getting much of a return on those savings.

Is it a recession or a contraction?

Aug 12, 2011
You may think they're interchangable terms, but there's a big difference between them. An economist explains the difference and why he thinks we're in a contraction, not a recession.

What to do with your money now

Aug 12, 2011
Two financial experts and an economist answer your questions on how to make (or not make) decisions during this period of severe market volatility.

TELL US: How do you talk yourself down from the financial ledge?

Aug 12, 2011
On this week's show, Carl Richards, he's a certified financial planner and New York Times contributor, said that he often makes this suggestion to...