Sep 9, 2011

Marketplace Money for Friday, September 9, 2011

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Marketplace Money for Friday, September 9, 2011

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Do you have financial PTSD?

Sep 9, 2011
The housing bubble, the financial crisis, the dismal jobs reports... The economy the past few years has depleted many pocketbooks -- and traumatized many consumers.

What's in your wallet, Peter Karvonen?

A skateboard shop owner talks about the Irish hostel key and a special dollar bill in his wallet.

Fewer parents leaving inheritances for children

Sep 9, 2011
With people living longer, more parents are giving money to their children while they're still alive.
Professor Zvi Bodie of Boston University.
Courtesy of Zvi Bodie

Shopping Alaska's garage and yard sales

Sep 9, 2011
Solitude and salmon aren't the only things you can find in Alaska. There are incredible deals at the garage and yard sales that happen across the state every summer.

Colleges should reap from the successes of its graduates

Sep 9, 2011
A personal finance writer says that college is still worth it -- but only if colleges literally invest in their students' success.

The personal financial impact of 9/11

Sep 9, 2011
Marketplace listeners share how 9/11 changed their perspectives on the role of career and money in their lives.

Getting Personal: Emergency funds, a relative's loan request

Sep 9, 2011
Bob Moon and MSN personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston answer listeners' personal finance questions.

Things to consider before launching a career abroad

Sep 9, 2011
Are you thinking about looking overseas for your next job? Here's some advice.