May 27, 2011

Marketplace Money for Friday, May 27, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, May 27, 2011

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Financial readiness for military service members

May 27, 2011
A certified financial planner with the USAA talks about the unique challenges military men and women face, and how to confront them.

Car-sharing matches unused cars with people who need them

May 27, 2011
Need a set of wheels, but don't want to commit to car payments? A couple of new Bay Area companies are connecting non-car owners with vehicles that are sitting unused in someone else's garage.

Illinois citizens feel squeezed by state tax hikes

May 27, 2011
Illinois is trying to decrease its $13 billion deficit with tax increases. One citizen understands the need to close the deficit, but says the taxes have pinched her budget significantly.

Getting Personal: Overseas education, selling your condo

May 27, 2011
Tess Vigeland and David Lazarus of the L.A. Times answer questions about how to pay for an overseas education and what to consider before selling a condo.

Generation Y is more financially responsible than you think

May 27, 2011
Older generations knock young adults for being irresponsible. But Kimberly Palmer of the U.S. News and World Report argues that 20-somethings really are responsible.

Remember sunscreen -- and your health insurance

May 27, 2011
The White House is reaching out to young adults to make sure as many 20-somethings get health insurance as possible.

Copyrighted material staying up on YouTube

May 27, 2011
There's a lot of creative content on YouTube, some of it copyrighted. But instead of blocking that content, copyright holders increasingly prefer making money.

Financial behavior on a napkin: The rear-view mirror

May 27, 2011
Carl Richards gives us another napkin drawing about how our natural impulse to base future decisions on past performance leads to accidents.

What's in your wallet, Katharine Terry?

A senior in Alabama carries in her wallet a make-up relic that most people under 50 would not recognize.