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Avoiding Credit Dings Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2043854814/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false We look at various ways to help keep a strong credit rating. /episodes/get/7093 /episode/7093 About The Money: Avoiding Credit Dings /episode-player/7093
Credit Repair Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2094410914/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A poor credit score can limit your choices and cost you hundreds of thousands over a lifetime, but there's no easy fix. Credit repair takes time and diligence. Financial educator Stacey Lannoye tells us how to start. /episodes/get/7094 /episode/7094 About The Money: Credit Repair /episode-player/7094
Traveling Safely With Credit Cards Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1891027761/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Credit cards have replaced traveler's checks as the currency of overseas travel. Travel expert Steve Danishek tells you how to protect yourself and your credit when traveling. /episodes/get/7152 /episode/7152 About The Money: Traveling Safely With Credit Cards /episode-player/7152
Empty Nesters Air date: 04-18-2011 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2094287437/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Thousands of "empty nesters" have been waiting for the housing market to improve before downsizing and selling the family home, but broker Alex Black says "how" you sell is more important than "when" in today's real estate market. /episodes/get/7101 /episode/7101 About The Money: Empty Nesters /episode-player/7101
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
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December 23, 2008
The success of Craigslist. How to avoid being taken by online sellers. The most important gift you can give your children may be your financial values. An investors' view of the recent auto bailout.
Air date: 12/23/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1695969625/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The success of Craigslist. How to avoid being taken by online sellers. The most important gift you can give your children may be your financial values. An investors' view of the recent auto bailout. /episodes/get/7098 /episode/7098 About The Money: December 23, 2008 /episode-player/7098
January 13, 2009
AARP is calling at-risk retirees to warn them about scams for which they may be targeted. The elderly and those with disabilities are often most vulnerable to fraud - we give scam warnings for seniors. Tips for spotting and avoiding investment scams. Discussing used-car scams, and how to...
Air date: 01/13/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1695974642/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false AARP is calling at-risk retirees to warn them about scams for which they may be targeted. The elderly and those with disabilities are often most vulnerable to fraud - we give scam warnings for seniors. Tips for spotting and avoiding investment scams. Discussing used-car scams, and how to... /episodes/get/7112 /episode/7112 About The Money: January 13, 2009 /episode-player/7112
January 20, 2009
With many facing unemployment, worker retraining programs seeing increase in students. With the new year, many want to get a fresh start on their family's finances. Regular contributor Bill Smead is joined by colleagues Art Nunes and Ken Hart to make predictions in the economy and stock market at...
Air date: 01/20/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1695985983/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false With many facing unemployment, worker retraining programs seeing increase in students. With the new year, many want to get a fresh start on their family's finances. Regular contributor Bill Smead is joined by colleagues Art Nunes and Ken Hart to make predictions in the economy and stock market at... /episodes/get/7114 /episode/7114 About The Money: January 20, 2009 /episode-player/7114
January 27, 2009
Local effects of the high unemployment rate, unemployment offices having difficulty keeping up with demand, applying for financial aid for your college-bound student, and the future of the banking industry.
Air date: 01/27/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1695995194/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Local effects of the high unemployment rate, unemployment offices having difficulty keeping up with demand, applying for financial aid for your college-bound student, and the future of the banking industry. /episodes/get/7116 /episode/7116 About The Money: January 27, 2009 /episode-player/7116
February 3, 2009
Boeing announced this week that 10,000 jobs will be cut. A career coach advises on finding and getting your next job. The pros and cons of direct sales. Bill Smead gives his predictions on which stocks will rebound first.
Air date: 02/03/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1696011209/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Boeing announced this week that 10,000 jobs will be cut. A career coach advises on finding and getting your next job. The pros and cons of direct sales. Bill Smead gives his predictions on which stocks will rebound first. /episodes/get/7109 /episode/7109 About The Money: February 3, 2009 /episode-player/7109
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