Nov 13, 2009

Marketplace Money for November 14-15, 2009

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Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.

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Live in Portland, it's Marketplace Money

Nov 13, 2009
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland opens the special live "Financial Futures" show in Portland, Ore., with the Live Wire comedy troupe.

Discussing the basics of budgeting

Nov 13, 2009
Beth Kobliner, author of "Get a Financial Life," joins Tess Vigeland on stage to discuss how parents can talk about money with their kids.

This dad's money tips aren't a tall order

Nov 13, 2009
Tess Vigeland welcomes former professional basketball player Chris Dudley of the Portland Trailblazers, who is now a certified financial planner -- and a parent of three.

Families and Oompa Loompas

Nov 13, 2009
Two Portland families join Tess Vigeland on stage to share their philosophies on kids and money. And from the Oregon Children's Theater production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," the Oompa Loompas pay a visit.

Comics founder draws on early lessons

Nov 13, 2009
Mike Richardson, founder of Dark Horse Comics, talks to Tess Vigeland about comics, money and his own childhood.

Kids' winning essays on money

Nov 13, 2009
Eighth-graders Gracie Hackenberg and Avery Butler read their winning essays during the taping of the "Financial Futures" show in Portland, Ore.

Talking money with teens

Nov 13, 2009
Personal finance expert Beth Kobliner and her teenage daughter, Rebecca, join Tess Vigeland to discuss "The Talk" -- about money and, well, that other thing.

Rocker knows about being in a jam

Nov 13, 2009
Death Cab for Cutie guitarist Chris Walla tells Tess Vigeland about the challenges he faced with debt earlier in his music career.

Tess's closing words on kids and money

Nov 13, 2009
Tess Vigeland offers some closing advice to parents about helping their kids understand personal finances.

Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.