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Marketplace Money for Friday, June 7, 2013
Jun 7, 2013

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Retirement is on our minds. Is it on yours? It's never too early to think about retirement, as we offer advice to some of our younger listeners about saving for their future. Also, new research from Pew shows that retirement accounts are making a comeback. Has yours fully recovered to pre-recession levels? And retiring doesn't necessarily mean that your work life is over. Some retirees are getting a second-act... career. Plus, a chat with Wall Street analyst Meredith Whitney about an economic power shift in the U.S., a preview of the new movie "The Internship," and a look at life in Jefferson County, Ala., which reached a deal this week to avoid bankruptcy.

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Film preview: 'The Internship'

Jun 7, 2013
A new comedy opens at the box office this weekend. It's called "The Internship," and its a hilarious take on starting over in the workforce.

Despite stock market gains, an uneven recovery

Jun 7, 2013
The markets are faring well and hitting record highs. Does that mean retirement accounts have fully recovered?

A bankruptcy deal means rising sewer rates for Jeffesrson County residents

Jun 7, 2013
Jefferson County, Ala., has reached a deal to get out of bankruptcy. But what does that mean for the county and its citizens?

Retirement advice for early preppers... and those at the career finish line

Jun 7, 2013
It's never too soon to get your finances ready for a comfortable retirement. Personal finance expert Jill Schlesinger offers advice to listeners in a variety of career stages.

Economic power shift: From the coasts to central states

Jun 7, 2013
Investment analyst and author Meredith Whitney says the new geography of American prosperity is changing.

Semi-retirement: Getting a second-act career

Jun 7, 2013
Not everyone can afford -- or even wants -- to retire these days. But there are ways to profit during semi-retirement.

Retirement is on our minds. Is it on yours? It’s never too early to think about retirement, as we offer advice to some of our younger listeners about saving for their future. Also, new research from Pew shows that retirement accounts are making a comeback. Has yours fully recovered to pre-recession levels? And retiring doesn’t necessarily mean that your work life is over. Some retirees are getting a second-act… career. Plus, a chat with Wall Street analyst Meredith Whitney about an economic power shift in the U.S., a preview of the new movie “The Internship,” and a look at life in Jefferson County, Ala., which reached a deal this week to avoid bankruptcy.