Sep 24, 2010

Marketplace Money for September 24, 2010

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Marketplace Money for September 24, 2010

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Health Insurance: Read the Fine Print

Sep 21, 2010
With the new provisions of the health care reform comes new restrictions and rules. Gregory Warner parses through the details of what's happening at the insurance companies, and what that means for you.

Getting a fix without dental insurance

Sep 23, 2010
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.

Listen up, music fans: Shh!

Sep 23, 2010
It's expensive to go to a rock 'n' roll show today -- so let's make sure the experience is worth it. New York Times columnist Ron Lieber has some tips.

How apps can help you shop smarter

Sep 23, 2010
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.
A man displays his iPhone 4 in New York City.
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What we should expect from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Sep 24, 2010
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.
Professor Elizabeth Warren, chairman of the Congressional Oversight Panel set up to oversee the TARP program
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Spending habits: influenced more by peers, or demographic?

Sep 24, 2010
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?

Getting Personal: How to balance debt payment and savings

Sep 24, 2010
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.