Oct 9, 2009

Marketplace Money for October 10-11, 2009

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Marketplace Money for October 10-11, 2009

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Time to rally behind the stock market?

Oct 9, 2009
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has declared the recession over. Stock prices have climbed. Yet, many investors are still cautious. Tess Vigeland talks to Bob Frick of Kiplinger's Personal Finance about whether this is a stock market rally we…

EOB forms have some explaining to do

Oct 9, 2009
If there's one complaint common to people lucky enough to have health insurance, it's the explanation of benefits form that you get after visits to the doctor. As Tamara Keith reports, it needs a whole lot of explaining itself.

Mementos of a health care emergency

Oct 9, 2009
Reporter Julia Barton recounts the day her son was born, as well as the financial aftermath of the medical care it took to save his life.

He's carrying out his takeout idea

Oct 9, 2009
Noah Glass was just about to start Harvard Business School when he threw that opportunity out the window to pursue his dream of starting a business that makes the buying of fast-food go faster. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Getting Personal

Oct 9, 2009
Tess Vigeland and Los Angeles Times consumer columnist David Lazarus answer listeners' questions, from how to prove you didn't receive income that the IRS says you did, to fighting back against debt-relief scams.

A month of getting by on nothing

Oct 9, 2009
W. Hodding Carter and his family decided to try a little experiment: Go a whole month without spending -- anything. He talks with Tess Vigeland about the experience.

Young and talking money, for the family

Oct 9, 2009
In many immigrant families, kids are the only ones with a strong enough grasp of English to interact with the teller at the bank. They act as translators and family budgeters. Mayra Jimenez shares her story.

Kids and money: Have you had the talk?

Oct 9, 2009
Personal finance expert and author Beth Kobliner and her 13-year-old daughter, Rebecca, tell Tess Vigeland some of the lessons they've learned in their talks about about managing money.
Newborn babies lay in their beds.
WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images

Learning finance with guinea pigs

Oct 9, 2009
Bonnie Nevel and her 9-year-old daughter Rose Newell of Chapel Hill, N.C., share their story about Rose's valuable experience in saving and budgeting.
Bonnie Nevel with her daughter and guinea pigs.
Photo courtesy of Bonnie Nevel

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