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What's a good way to lose money in the market? Buy high and sell low. A surprising number of people are doing exactly that. Jason Zweig, of the Wall Street Journal, talks about this emerging class of so-called "Sheepish Bulls."
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell answer listener questions. On the show this week, we'll find all about long term care insurance, how difficult it'll be to get rid of a timeshare and whether it's ever a good idea to stop contributing to a 401k account.
You might want to think twice about whipping out your iPhone or Android while waiting in line at the grocery store. Hackers are now targeting smart phones to get your passwords, credit card data and even your exact location.
Cube drones, the days of generic gray walls and desks may soon be over. More offices are opting for more open layouts, which some say inspire greater collaboration and creativity.
Tess Vigeland talks to Dr. Richard Settersten, co-author of "Not Quite Adults," about why today's young adults are taking a longer path towards adulthood.
Are you one of the few that still have a pension? Lucky you! More and more companies are ending pensions are opting for 401(k)-style plans and that isn't the greatest news for many.
Marketplace Money for Friday, March 4, 2011