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Dealing with Financial Strains Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1891002339/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Furlough days and pay cuts have increased financial stress for many families. We see how the Berbell family is dealing with those problems and get timely advice from financial adviser Cindy Runger Balas. /episodes/get/7095 /episode/7095 About The Money: Dealing with Financial Strains /episode-player/7095
Using Craigslist Safely Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2043892864/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false We look at how to avoid being taken on craigslist and how to use it safely. /episodes/get/7153 /episode/7153 About The Money: Using Craigslist Safely /episode-player/7153
Facebook Scams Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2043854831/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false We look at ways of keeping your Facebook profile safe from scammers and hackers. /episodes/get/7102 /episode/7102 About The Money: Facebook Scams /episode-player/7102
Protecting Yourself From Financial Scams Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1891002350/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Scammers are after your personal financial information, and they are finding increasing sophisticated ways to get it. AARP fraud expert Doug Shadel tells you how to protect yourself and your money. /episodes/get/7147 /episode/7147 About The Money: Protecting Yourself From Financial Scams /episode-player/7147
Making Mortgages Work Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1891020480/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false With housing prices down and interest rates low, maybe it's time to think about buying a house. Senior Loan Officer Mia Vermillion tells you what you need to get a mortgage in today's market. It may be easier than you think. /episodes/get/7122 /episode/7122 About The Money: Making Mortgages Work /episode-player/7122
Rent Versus Buy Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2138345163/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false It used to be taken for granted that buying a home was a better financial decision than renting one. In recent years, though, falling home prices and a bargain rental market have changed the equation. /episodes/get/7148 /episode/7148 About The Money: Rent Versus Buy /episode-player/7148
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Episode Archive

October 28, 2008
The rate of senior citizens declaring bankruptcy is on the rise. Doug Shadel of AARP Washington gives tips for retirees who may be facing financial challenges in this economy. Kathleen Miller of Miller Advisors discusses how families can work together to rough out this tough financial climate....
Air date: 10/28/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1694759191/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The rate of senior citizens declaring bankruptcy is on the rise. Doug Shadel of AARP Washington gives tips for retirees who may be facing financial challenges in this economy. Kathleen Miller of Miller Advisors discusses how families can work together to rough out this tough financial climate.... /episodes/get/7145 /episode/7145 About The Money: October 28, 2008 /episode-player/7145
November 11, 2008
Washington homeowners have remained relatively unscathed from housing crash, until now. Experts give advice on what sellers can do to gain an advantage in a down market. We also find that in this buyers' market it is harder, but not impossible, to get a mortgage.
Air date: 11/11/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1694765129/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Washington homeowners have remained relatively unscathed from housing crash, until now. Experts give advice on what sellers can do to gain an advantage in a down market. We also find that in this buyers' market it is harder, but not impossible, to get a mortgage. /episodes/get/7137 /episode/7137 About The Money: November 11, 2008 /episode-player/7137
November 18, 2008
The American Association of Individual Investors offers help and camaraderie for investors. We give tips for avoiding investment scams, and advice for those being harassed by bill collectors. Finally, we discuss the value (or lack thereof) of sentiment polls.
Air date: 11/18/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1694774470/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The American Association of Individual Investors offers help and camaraderie for investors. We give tips for avoiding investment scams, and advice for those being harassed by bill collectors. Finally, we discuss the value (or lack thereof) of sentiment polls. /episodes/get/7139 /episode/7139 About The Money: November 18, 2008 /episode-player/7139
November 25, 2008
Discussing the effect Washington Mutual's failure will have on the Seattle area. WaMu's failure causes many to worry their bank may be next. Tips for putting money in savings when it seems like there's nothing left over. Bill Smead discusses the bright side in the aftermath of WaMu's failure.
Air date: 11/25/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1694787426/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Discussing the effect Washington Mutual's failure will have on the Seattle area. WaMu's failure causes many to worry their bank may be next. Tips for putting money in savings when it seems like there's nothing left over. Bill Smead discusses the bright side in the aftermath of WaMu's failure. /episodes/get/7141 /episode/7141 About The Money: November 25, 2008 /episode-player/7141
December 9, 2008
Tips for giving great gifts for less. Enrolling in Medicare plans. Interview with the author of the best-selling Warren Buffett biography, "The Snowball." Bill Smead discusses retail and shopping for the holiday season.
Air date: 12/09/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1694798733/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Tips for giving great gifts for less. Enrolling in Medicare plans. Interview with the author of the best-selling Warren Buffett biography, "The Snowball." Bill Smead discusses retail and shopping for the holiday season. /episodes/get/7100 /episode/7100 About The Money: December 9, 2008 /episode-player/7100
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