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Jun 27, 2008

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Revisiting the Social Security restart

Jun 27, 2008
Last week, Marketplace's Bob Moon examined a way to borrow from Social Security without breaking the bank. Bob's back this week with host Tess Vigeland to answer some of your questions on the option.
Sample Social Security card

Financial infidelity

Jun 27, 2008
Credit counselors have noted a trend: One spouse who's been unfaithful with their pocketbook asking for help with the debt they've kept secret from their partner. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Straight Story: The supremes

Jun 27, 2008
All eyes are on Washington as the Supreme Court wraps up its term. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on some of the court's recent workplace-related rulings.

Summer School: Dollar cost averaging

Jun 27, 2008
We're taking you back to the basics with our summer refresher course on finance terms. Today, learning some restraint with dollar cost averaging.

You can't afford not to vacation

Jun 27, 2008
Between exchange rates and gas prices, the economy is conspiring to keep us cooped up all summer long. Commentator Robert Reich tries to align his travel plans with his bank account.

Getting Personal

Jun 27, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about Employee Stock Purchase Plans, emergency money for students overseas and financial planning towards the end of life.
Getting Personal

Day in the Work Life: Conductor

Jun 27, 2008
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we pick up the baton with Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart.

Planning for death: One of our listeners

Jun 27, 2008
As part of our series on estate planning, we're talking to people familiar with dealing with death. This week, we hear from one of our listeners forced to confront her own mortality.

Durable power of attorney

Jun 27, 2008
In our continuing series on the essential elements of estate planning, Kiplinger's John Ventura returns to talk to Tess Vigeland about establishing a durable power of attorney.
John Ventura, author of "Kiplinger's Estate Planning."
University of Houston

Investing in Zimbabwe

Jun 27, 2008
Political tension and astronomical inflation have taken a toll on Zimbabwe's economy, but some investors see opportunity amid the turmoil. Gretchen Wilson reports.

Spotting summer travel scams

Jun 27, 2008
Make sure you don't get fleeced when you take off for a litle R&R. Host Tess Vigeland asks Frommer's creator Pauline Frommer about what to keep your eyes peeled for when traveling.
Travelers try to beat the rush at the airport