Aug 27, 2010

Marketplace Money for Friday, August 27, 2010

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Marketplace Money for Friday, August 27, 2010

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Young investors wary of stock market

Aug 27, 2010
It's a tough time to be young and thinking about your retirement. The recession made lots of investors wary of the stock market, but the big returns are key for a comfortable retirement. Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
A worried investor.
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The 'Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security'

Aug 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to author Mark Miller about his book "Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security," on how to plan your retirement without taking on too much risk.

Trust me, I'm a financial advisor

Aug 27, 2010
Refinance your house! Buy mortgage-backed bonds! Don't invest in Berkshire Hathaway while it's still affordable! Listeners share the worst investment advice they were given.

Getting Personal: Building capital, gay marriage finances

Aug 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland and Los Angeles Times' personal finance David Lazarus answer your money questions.

Letters: Government and homes, pricey shampoos

Aug 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland reviews your letters from this week.

New Orleans residents rebuild with 'The Lot Next Door'

Aug 27, 2010
Residents, who returned to the neighborhoods most devastated by the floods following Hurricane Katrina, are buying adjacent lots through a city program.

A 'new normal' in New Orleans

Aug 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland catches up with writer and New Orleans resident Ian McNulty on how he and the city have been doing since they last spoke in 2008.

The Great American Apparel Diet

Aug 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to Sally Bjornson of the Great American Apparel Diet about her year of not buying new clothes.

Better now than later -- Use those gift cards!

Aug 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to UCLA marketing professor Suzanne Shu about why people have such a hard time using gifts and gift cards.