Marketplace Money for Friday, February 3, 2012
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The Facebook IPO. Yes, yes, we've heard plenty about what it means for investors. But how might the public offering affect the rest of us? We look at the ins and outs of a social network on Wall Street. Helping out elders in your family can be a trying task. There are warning signs that loved ones might not be able to handle their finances on their own. We'll look at how to cope with the financial challenges of an aging population. And in a world where women are constantly told to reach for all of the stars, well, you might end up with a bunch of mediocrity instead. We chat with Mrs. Moneypenny about what it means to have it all. Plus, we break down the latest job numbers.
Posted In: home, Retirement, Money, Mexico, underwater, House
Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell discuss the possibility of more transparency on 401(k) fees. Plus, callers ask questions about supporting retired parents and the pros and cons of uprooting a family for a new job.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, Economy, Unemployment, college, Education
Many college grads feel betrayed when they can't find a job commensurate with their education. But Ramit Sethi of "I Will Teach You To Be Rich" says that it is possible to get your dream job -- if you're willing to work for it.