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So how soon should you start making financial plans for your kids? When they are in kindergarten? Before they start school? How about even before they're born! Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Tess Vigeland and Marketplace Money's senior producer Deb Clark review what listeners had to say about stories involving QE2, the Sandwich Generation, musicians who have day jobs, and the comic book hero, "Unemployment Man."
Flying somewhere this holiday season? The closer we get to the holidays, the higher airfares go. And we will pay them. But, timing isn't the only thing that we do wrong when it comes to picking a holiday flight. Steve Henn explains.
Money figures a lot into relationships, and there can usually be a difference to how each partner handles their finances. But one study says that the financial planning should really be handled by the one who knows the numbers. Janet Babin reports.
FDIC head and children's book author Sheila Bair talks to Tess Vigeland about early lessons on handling money and finances and shares tips for raising money-savvy kids.
Advocates for financial education say it's never too early to start teaching children about money. Tess Vigeland visits an elementary school classroom to see that idea put into action.
Marketplace Money for Friday, November 12, 2010