Money 101: Retirement & Investing


The traditional model of retirement is changing, and many Americans are finding themselves working beyond age of 65. Examine the key questions and critical issues in re-envisioning the golden years. Get straightforward advice and practical tools for planning a safe and sane financial future.

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listen Women, Retirement & the Glass Ceiling

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:39 | Audio Format: MP3
A new report out shows older women face similar wage disparities to women in general. Hilliary Wicai looks at how the gap will affect older women...

listen Retirement Calculators

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:04 | Audio Format: MP3
There are many retirement calculators out there some free, some expensive, some simple, some sophisticated...

listen Retirement Jobs for Seniors

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 2:44 | Audio Format: MP3
Older Americans want to work. So Tim Driver set up a site to match employers with eager seniors...

listen Retiring Overseas

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 4:42 | Audio Format: MP3
Retirees have spoken, and they're moving overseas to spend their golden years. If you decide to take your retirement abroad, how much should you save?...

listen Best Retirement Default: 401k Investing

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:25 | Audio Format: MP3
The Pension Protection Act passed by Congress last year allows companies to automatically enroll their employees into a 401k. But regulators still...

listen Retirement Hype

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 4:50 | Audio Format: MP3
Are you saving too much or too little for your golden years? Economics editor Chris Farrell does the math.

listen Cash vs. Fixed Rate Investing

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:49 | Audio Format: MP3
In today's low-inflation, rising interest-rate environment, cash investments like CDs and money markets are looking more...

listen Protecting Your Portfolio

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:30 | Audio Format: MP3
They don't give out pain relievers when you invest in the stock market. So how do you ensure that sudden changes won't make your portfolio sick?...

listen Investment No No's

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 7:06 | Audio Format: MP3
Bad financial decisions don't just happen to inexperienced investors. A new study says financially literate folks can suffer ...

listen Easy Ways to Diversify Your Portfolio

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 4:52 | Audio Format: MP3
It's a popular personal finance mantra: diversify, diversify, diversity. Are you as diversified as you think? Steve Tripoli reports.

listen The Success of Stock Spam

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:04 | Audio Format: MP3
Does it seem like you've been getting a lot of e-mails promising hot new stock tips lately? You're probably going to see more and more...

listen Wall Street, Meet Chat Street

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:20 | Audio Format: MP3
Think that no one else shares your appreciation for a certain stock? Alisa Roth takes us into the world of online stock communities...

listen Investment Clubs: The Vital How To's

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 1:24 | Audio Format: MP3
How do you start or join an investment club? Tess Vigeland went back to San Jose to...

listen Investment Club Seattle: Part 1

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:47 | Audio Format: MP3
Our special series continues on investment clubs in America. Host Tess Vigeland takes us to a club meeting in Seattle. Meet a group of...

listen Investment Club Seattle: Part 2

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 5:36 | Audio Format: MP3
Our special series continues on investment clubs in America. Host Tess Vigeland takes us to a club meeting in Seattle...

listen Investment Club San Jose: Part 1

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:45 | Audio Format: MP3
Our special series continues on investment clubs in America. Host Tess Vigeland takes us to a club meeting in San Jose...

listen Investment Club San Jose: Part 2

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 5:45 | Audio Format: MP3
Tess Vigeland continues to chat with investment club members in San Jose about how the club's doing...

listen Investment Club Fairfax: Part 1

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 3:35 | Audio Format: MP3
In the latest installment of our investment club series, host Tess Vigeland takes us to Fairfax, Virginia. Meet a group of ladies who...

listen Investment Club Fairfax: Part 2

SHOW: Marketplace | Length: 4:42 | Audio Format: MP3
In the latest installment of our investment club series, host Tess Vigeland takes us to Fairfax, Virginia. Meet a group of ladies who make...