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Should Debt be a Deal Breaker in Your Romance?

Thursday, 20th October 2011
The Beatles said "All You Need Is Love," but they failed to mention the importance of a good income-to-debt ratio. An increasing number of would-be marriages are ended before they ...

Tips To Keep $$ From Ruining Your Marriage

Sunday, 16th October 2011
So, you're getting married. You've planned the wedding, booked the honeymoon, talked about the important things, like whether or not you want kids. But have you talked, seriously, about money? ...

Handling Loans From, To Family, Friends

Monday, 10th October 2011
The tough economy has a lot of people thinking about borrowing money from a friend or family member, or considering making such a loan.Those transactions bring unique challenges but, with ...

Student Loan Landscape Changing

Friday, 23rd September 2011
Student loans aren't immune to the credit woes affecting the rest of the economy and, as Early Show financial guru Ray Martin explains in this column, the result has been ...

Best Places To Stash $$ During Downturn

Friday, 9th September 2011
The worrisome economy weighs on everyone's mind these days.With gas prices soaring, foreclosures going through the roof, and the high price of food, among other concerns, you don't have to ...

Getting Your Finances Organized

Wednesday, 7th September 2011
Money-related topics frequently top of New Year's resolutions lists, and even more so in this time of economic turmoil, says Early Show financial guru Ray Martin. But, he says in ...

With Times Tough, People Piling On Debt

Monday, 5th September 2011
Gas prices are through the roof, food prices aren't far behind, jobless rolls are increasing, the mortgage mess is continuing, the housing market is still tanking, and the "R" word ...

The Right Way to Spend Toward Happiness

Friday, 22nd July 2011
You have the car, the clothes, the big house, but does it really make you happy? New studies are out that say some purchases can have a more positive effect ...

Make Your Money Recession

Thursday, 21st July 2011
The economy is not only emerging as a -- or the -- leading issue in the presidential campaign, it's becoming a top-of-mind concern for Americans from Main Street to Wall ...

Using Newfound Tax Money Wisely

Thursday, 14th July 2011
Starting this week, you should notice a few more dollars in your paycheck.As part of the administration's economic stimulus plan, employers will be withholding less income tax.Many people are also ...

Health Insurance If You Lose Your Job

Wednesday, 6th July 2011
When people lose their jobs, they also lose their health insurance. Finding alternative insurance can be intimidating, and expensive. But in this column, Early Show financial adviser Ray Martin goes ...

As Times Get Tougher, So Do $$ Decisions

Wednesday, 22nd June 2011
The Feds had to take over the failing bank IndyMac. They're trying to shore up mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The housing market remains in the dumper, as ...
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