Segments From this episode
Tess Vigeland and Marketplace Money's economics editor Chris Farrell answer listener questions and e-mails about how to deal with financial ties with you and your children and paying your taxes while you're living abroad.
Marketplace's Sean Cole decides to give Noel Biderman a shot at something a lot of media outlets don't give him: A chance to talk. Biderman's company runs several niche dating websites, including one for married people looking for an affair.
Mike Lane wanted to make sure his girls learned the value of work and money early on -- so he made them landlords of a treehouse in the backyard. Marketplace's Josh Rogosin pays them a visit.
After living in China for three and a half years, reporter Scott Tong recently returned to the U.S. And while shopping in the grocery store, he wondered whether we have too many choices here.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were on the hot seat this week, as government officials debated their future. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks with Tess Vigeland about what Republicans and Democrats want to see happen to the mortgage giants.
Ron Lieber of the New York Times talks with Tess Vigeland about a new program from MasterCard that will and set controls on your credit or debit spending, and cut you off when you disregard your own budget.
The population of New Orleans is about 80 percent of what it was pre-Katrina thanks to a growing population of so-called YURPS: Young Urban Rebuilding Professionals who showed up to help bring the city back and stayed.
Marketplace Money for Thursday, August 20, 2010