Segments From this episode
A game that was used to teach Czech citizens how to manage their own finances after decades of communism may also teach U.S. high school students how to be money smart.
Gay men and women can now openly serve in the military. But they say there is still a large gap between the benefits gay and straight servicemembers receive.
The Dow's steep drops probably don't inspire consumers to invest. Personal finance columnist John Waggoner talks about the "cowardly portfolio" he built and what kinds of gains it could make.
Marketplace Money for Friday, September 30, 2011