Jun 11, 2010

Marketplace Money for Friday, June 11, 2010

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Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.

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Getting Personal

Jun 11, 2010
Host Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof of CBS MoneyWatch take your questions on retirement -- like, how can a surfer in New Zealand save for her eventual American retirement? And is it crazy to borrow from retirement to buy a house?

Searching for a real job on Craigslist

Jun 11, 2010
Richard Conniff goes to Craigslist to see if he can find the perfect job that'll maximize his potential.

Choices: Too little, too much, just right

Jun 11, 2010
Host Tess Vigeland talks to consumer psychologist Frank Murtha about how we choose and how too little or too much choice affects our purchases.

The cost of hidden fees

Jun 11, 2010
Host Tess Vigeland talks to MSNBC report Bob Sullivan, who road-tripped across the country, talking to normal folks about their thoughts on all the hidden fees attached to daily purchases and financial accounts.

Pay before you eat

Jun 11, 2010
Chef Grant Achatz of Alinea restaurant in Chicago and Nick Kokonas, Achatz's business partner, talk about their next restaurant, Next, and their new take on paying your bill.

In or out? Where to put your money now

Jun 11, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to three money managers for advice on what to do with your money in this time of economic uncertainty.

Colleges hitting up alums early

Jun 11, 2010
College fundraisers are upping their game and asking alums -- and sometimes even freshmen -- to donate, especially because college endowments took a huge hit from the Great Recession.

Home ownership isn't what it used to be

Jun 11, 2010
Reporter Curt Nickisch talks to one New Hampshire family who doesn't necessarily think home ownership has led them to the American Dream.

Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.