Nov 12, 2010

Marketplace Money for Friday, November 12, 2010

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Marketplace Money for Friday, November 12, 2010

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There's more to an inheritance than money

Nov 12, 2010
New York Times columnist Paul Sullivan talks about what he and his wife hope their one-year-old daughter will inherit from them.

Financially planning for your children's futures

Nov 12, 2010
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.

Letters: The Fed and the 'Outsourcerer'

Nov 12, 2010
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."

Finding the right time to buy your plane ticket

Nov 12, 2010
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.

Will the gold fever continue?

Nov 12, 2010
So far this year, the price of gold is up more than 20%, prompting a so-called "gold fever" on international markets. But will this fever break? Stephen Beard reports.

Leave the family finances to the math whiz

Nov 13, 2010
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 chair on how to talk to kids about money

Nov 13, 2010
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.

A habit of learning about money early

Nov 13, 2010
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.

Getting Personal: Spending your savings, credit reports

Nov 13, 2010
Tess and Marketplace Money economics editor, Chris Farrell take on listener questions about money.