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As the end of 2009 approaches, the annual ritual of rating the year kicks into high gear. We in the media obsessively make “best” and “worst” lists of everything from albums to gadgets to celebrity scandals.
Here at Marketplace, we thought we’d get in on the list-making action. But there’s a twist. Instead of compiling our own lists, we want to hear from you.
What was your biggest financial worry of 2009? What were your best and worst financial decisions of the year? What was the most important financial lesson you learned? Click here to share your answers to these questions and more.
Please join us in bidding a fond farewell (or perhaps a good riddance) to 2009 by helping Marketplace cover the financial stories that are meaningful to you. Share your best and worst with us here.
Are you a business owner? Do you have a story to tell about how your business has weathered the recession? Marketplace wants to hear it.
Here at Marketplace we report on jobs, layoffs, the federal stimulus package’s impact on businesses, reduced access to credit, and businesses’ relationships with their customers. If you own a business (no matter the size), your insights can help us report on these topics — and maybe even help us discover new stories to tell.
Money conversations can be tough: whether asking your parents for money, talking with your grown children about your will, or sorting out shared finances with a partner, financial conversations are often awkward.
Marketplace Money is looking for your stories about awkward money conversations. Click here to tell us your stories, share your advice, or ask a question about how to handle your particular situation.
At Marketplace Money we receive countless questions from our audience about how to broach certain topics: How do divorced parents handle allowance without creating mixed messages? How do you tell that irresponsible relative you don’t really want to co-sign that loan? If you can’t quite make the rent, how should you approach your landlord?
Wed like to hear about your experience handling these tough situations. What’s your story about participating in an uncomfortable conversation about money?
As companies continue to look for ways to cut costs, managers often look to digital technologies. We’re looking into new developments in hiring practices, and we’re looking for people to tell us about unusual or surprising job interview experiences.
Have you had a job interview recently that defied the norm? Have you interviewed in a room where you were the only human, surrounded by computer screens? Have you done it from your living room….over Skype? Have you had to take real-time online tests?
cutebabe said: I just need someone out there to help me join college since my mum cant be able to take me... More
Roy Gathercoal said: Absolutely. We need to recover and rediscover the difference between job training and education. Training is specific knowledge how to... More
Andrea said: It’s made life harder. So far, what I thought would be one of the greatest summers in my 16 years... More
Joan said: I rather agree with Susan. I find myself much more generous these days since my income is up and financial... More