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If you have unclaimed stock or property waiting for you somewhere, watch out -- some states can seize or sell it off without you even knowing it. Steve Henn brings us this story of an investor who found out the hard way.
When it comes to real estate these days, is it the buyers or sellers in the driver's seat? Lisa Napoli posts questions on the current state of the housing market to George Mannes of Money Magazine.
Is the absence of a perfectly-lit photo keeping you from renewing your passport? It is for Michelle Philippe -- especially since the ideal shots would eat into what she's saving up for her wedding.
Want to travel, but need to save money? Stephen Hoffman flew to Buenos Aires with his wife, ate, shopped and explored the local terrain on a shoestring. And then told us how to also do that elsewhere.
They don't make computers or washing machines like they used to. But if they did, what would happen to the warranty industry? Lisa Napoli talks to Todd Marks of Consumer Reports about whether cheap warranties are a good deal.
Americans over the age of 65 have a collective $15 trillion in the bank. Economics editor Chris Farrell says the retiree motto for financial advice should be "caveat emptor."
Marketplace Money for Friday, July 13, 2007