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The top financial scams of 2018

May 16, 2019
Billions of dollars are lost every year. Here’s what to look out for.
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Age of fraud: Are seniors more vulnerable to financial scams?

May 16, 2019
Changes to the brain make seniors prime targets for financial fraud.
Rose Conlon/Marketplace

How are consumers spending their money?

Jul 16, 2018
The U.S. Census Bureau will release June retail sales data this morning. We already know that consumer spending is strong right now due in part to a tight labor market and inflation. But how are consumers financing their current spending spree and what are they spending on, exactly? Click the audio player above to hear the […]

It's time to get your financial life in order

Apr 20, 2018
Tax season may be over, but that doesn’t mean you should stop thinking about your finances. That’s one conclusion from John Schwartz of the New York Times, who decided that after many decades of keeping his nose to the grind and ignoring his letters from Vanguard, he should take a step back and look at […]

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To keep up with an aging generation, experts say senior living is being viewed more as hospitality

Apr 18, 2018
The baby boomer generation is changing the way we think about senior living.
Marilyn Oliver (far left), 89, attends barre class with other Avanti Senior Living residents, in Houston.
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The do's and don'ts of saving money

Jun 9, 2017
Also, how can you plan for your dream home?
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In Texas, kids learn money doesn't grow on trees

Jul 25, 2016
From stores to a bank and radio station — in Enterprise City, kids run it all.
Students run things in the North Texas town of Enterprise City.
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