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There are an estimated 45 million people under 65 who don't have dental insurance. For some -- like reporter Vanessa Romo -- that means going out on a limb and naming your own price.
Smart phone apps aren't just for fun and games. The L.A. Times' Michelle Maltais -- a self-proclaimed "appiphiliac" -- explains how certain apps can also save you money.
With the new appointment of Elizabeth Warren to the CFPB, changes in consumer protection are expected to be on their way. Tess speaks to two experts on what issues they think should be handled and how.
Can you save money by keeping up with the Joneses? The website Bundle.com lets you compare your spending habits with other people like you. But can it change the way you spend and save?
Is an adjustable-rate mortgage a good idea? Host Tess Vigeland talks with David Lazarus for answers. Plus, get the low-down on counterfeit bills, mortgage modifications, and how to strike a balance between saving for the future and paying off past debt.
Marketplace Money for September 24, 2010