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A graduate student and savings

Sep 6, 2011
Question: I am 21 years old and a first year graduate student. My grandparents set up a CD for me quite a few years ago which now has close to $13...
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What's the money for?

Aug 29, 2011
Question: I have CDs for both my sons that will mature at the beginning of Dec. 2011. They are now 21 and 17. The CDs are making virtually nothing...
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Save. Then save even more

Aug 26, 2011
Henry "Bud" Hebeler left Boston with a graduate degree in engineering from MIT for a job at Boeing in Seattle in 1956....
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Savings and the job market

Aug 23, 2011
Question: I recently graduated and started my first job. I paid for my own school and have no debt. I have a good job and I am maxing out my...
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To save or not to save?

Aug 19, 2011
Irresponsible spending and not enough saving is what contributed to the financial crisis. More Americans are now saving and spending less, but that may have a negative impact on economic growth. So what are we to do?
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Savings vs. student loans

Aug 18, 2011
Question: I am 25 years old and am debating paying down my student loan or saving the money for a larger emergency fund. Currently I have 18k in...
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How to lose money by saving more

Aug 18, 2011
The Federal Reserve's plan to keep interest rates near zero for two more years nearly wipes out interest income for people who rely on federally insured savings accounts and certificates of deposit.
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Putting down bets in Las Vegas

Aug 15, 2011
Question: I recently sold my home in Washington DC and have moved to Las Vegas, NV for my job. As a result of the sale of my home, I earned a...
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TELL US: How do you talk yourself down from the financial ledge?

Aug 12, 2011
On this week's show, Carl Richards, he's a certified financial planner and New York Times contributor, said that he often makes this suggestion to...
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A small raise: Now what?

Aug 12, 2011
Question: I should be getting a addition to my (meager) salary soon. At the moment, I can barely make ends meet, especially during the winter. What...
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