Segments From this episode
Nearly 15 percent of retirees depend on a Social Security check as their sole source of income. Reporter Peter O'Dowd talks to seniors in Arizona about getting by with just Social Security.
Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof from CBS Moneywatch.com answer listener questions on how to invest to supplement retirement in the future, how much to help a child out with college costs and how to dig yourself out of college debt.
Drug wars, worker strikes -- The stuff you see on the TV news is not exactly what you want to see on your vacation. But even still, people were taking vacations to Mexico and Greece -- at a significant discount.
Tess Vigeland follows up with Beverly Davis, who is trying to save her Georgia home that went into foreclosure through selling cornbread mix and now t-shirts.
Marketplace Money for Friday, August 13, 2010