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If you've worked your entire life but haven't done as much traveling as you'd have liked, why not consider retiring abroad? Jeremy Hobson explores some options and hangs out with a retiree in the streets of Paris.
When it comes to college, high school seniors have a lot to consider. But if their parents opened up a 529 plan, one thing they won't have to think about is where to get the money to pay for it. Tess Vigeland talks to Money Magazine writer Penelope Wang.
The stock market took another dive this week as fears of an imploding credit market continued to spread. At issue are expectations that the current credit crunch might get worse. Host Tess Vigeland goes back to the beginning of it all with economist Mark Zandi.
This week, Chris Farrell offers his opinion on the role of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in the mortgage meltdown.
Tess Vigeland went back to Fairfax, Va. to check in with the investment club Formerly Baroque. Among the stocks considered: iPhones, farm machinery and some infamous footwear. Will the ladies kick the Crocs to the curb?
Economics editor Chris Farrell has advice on financial planning for a terminal illness, divulging personal information on a renter's application and getting benefits after a job loss.
Marketplace Money for Friday, August 17, 2007