Marketplace Money for January 14, 2011
Jan 14, 2011

Marketplace Money for January 14, 2011

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Marketplace Money for January 14, 2011

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What's in your wallet, Peter Keating?

We go across the border to Canada to find out what Peter Keating keeps in his wallet, which he found on the street.

How to identify and build your investor identity

Jan 14, 2011
Tess talks to Frank Murtha, co-author of "MarketPsych," on how to identify and build your "investor identity."

Protect yourself from a divorce... with insurance

Jan 14, 2011
There's a new option to protect your money and help cover the high costs of ending a marriage: divorce insurance. WedLock Divorce Insurance CEO John Logan talks with Tess Vigeland about how he came up with the idea, how it differs from a pre-nup, and what the reaction has been.

Financially preparing for a divorce

Jan 14, 2011
It's the busiest time of the year for divorce lawyers. Family law attorney Kelly Chang talks with Tess Vigeland about why so many people seek to end a marriage at this time, the average cost of divorce and what she thinks about pre-nups.

Getting Personal: Margin accounts, credit repair

Jan 15, 2011
Tess and L.A. Times columnist David Lazarus take on listener questions about money.

New Verizon deal means some freedom, finally

Jan 15, 2011
When Verizon announced this week that it was soon going to offer the iPhone on its network, it was a big deal. Especially for Marketplace's Tech Report host John Moe, who will be freed from his AT&T contract next week. He contemplates the options.

Consumer safety gets online database

Jan 15, 2011
Congress' product safety legislation is set to kick in next week with the launch of a new online database where consumers can report products that may have safety or health hazards. But like any online forum, how trustworthy will it be? Sally Herships reports.

In search of the purpose-driven career

Jan 15, 2011
With unemployment in the U.S. near 10 percent, many job seekers are settling for jobs that are lower paid and of lower status. But Eve Troeh reports that a better approach may be to keep your high standards in place, and to strive for purpose in a career.

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