Mar 25, 2011

Marketplace Money for Friday, March 25, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, March 25, 2011

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Financial planning to live 'til 95 and beyond

Mar 25, 2011
Financial planner Denby Brandon discusses money issues for people in their 80s and how to plan for your retirement.

Looking to the financial future in your 50s

Mar 25, 2011
Personal finance journalist Carmen Wong Ulrich discusses planning your financial future in your 50s using the example of Marina Sturm, a professor and musician who is looking to organize her finances.

The financial lives of the 'Boomerang Generation'

Mar 25, 2011
Tess Vigeland visits one 20-something who's living with her parents, loaded with debt and facing slim job prospects.
Courtney McNair, 25, prepares dinner for her parents and two sisters at her childhood home in Los Angeles.
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To take or not to take on college debt?

Mar 25, 2011
We're starting our series on life through a financial lens at our teens. Tess Vigeland talks to the New York Times's Ron Lieber about a teenager who's trying to balance financial responsibility and college debt.

Waking up to financial realities in your 30s

Mar 25, 2011
Tess Vigeland talks to the New York Times' Paul Sullivan about the new set of financial responsibilities people in their thirties face.

The financially fabulous 40s

Mar 25, 2011
Commentator J.D. Roth talks about why he's feeling optimistic and financially secure about his future.

What to do when you haven't saved enough for your 70s

Mar 25, 2011
The 70s are often when people are sitting back and enjoying the fruits of decades of labor. But many older Americans haven't saved enough for their golden years and are barely clinging on.
Susanna Wilson, 70, lives in Grass Valley, Calif, where she has a workshop setup to make children's clothing
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The financial challenges gay couples face

Mar 25, 2011
The New York Times' Tara Siegel Bernard discusses the financial and legal issues gay couples face through the example of Amanda and Kay Shelton, a lesbian couple living in Michigan.

A big money decision before retirement

Mar 25, 2011
Most people want to kick back and relax in their 60s, but Tess Vigeland and the New York Times' Tara Siegel Bernard about one couple who are considering investing in and running a motel, instead of retiring.