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Also, Carmen offers advice on when it's time to get out of your investments altogether.
But that doesn't mean you can't learn some important lessons from the past. Carmen explains some simple truths to remember in this madness.
On the Money will not air Tuesday as CNBC continues special coverage of the financial crisis followed by live coverage of the Presidential Debate from Nashville, TN.
Melissa's got one-third of her investments tied to the market. Can she count on seeing them when she retires in 15 years?
Don't get spooked out of this market, Joe Terranova says. Here's how to weather the storm.
A special On the Money will air Monday at 10p ET following CNBC's extended live coverage of the financial crisis.
During the crisis, so-called smart money seems to be avoiding three categories: index funds, dividend-paying companies and small-caps. On paper, that seems to make perfect sense. In fact, some of these ideas haven’t panned out, says the New York Times.
In a special post-bailout edition of Dollar Dilemmas, Carmen is joined by John Gannon, senior vice president of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, to help callers face tough financial decisions -- particularlly in the fast-changing financial environment -- about plans for retirement, 401(k)s, IRAs, diversification and pensions administered by Wachovia or these other troubled banks.
Ending a tumultuous week, in Friday's Web Extra, Carmen breaks down how the bailout vote impacts you and how you should think about preserving your savings.
Carmen reveals the silver lining in this economic mess. Are you ready to take advantage?
On the Money will not be shown Thursday as CNBC airs special live coverage of the Vice Presidential Debate.
Is Bank of America closing credit cards to people with bad credit scores? The answer to this and other rumors here.
What is a regular investor to make of it all? What about people who have money in bank accounts? The New York Times provides some answers to questions that are probably on your mind.
On the Money will not air Monday night to allow for CNBC's extended live coverage of the mounting financial crisis.
Don't miss CNBC's special coverage of the financial crisis and the Presidential Debate tonight starting at 7p ET. On the Money will continue at its normal time next week.
Find out what Carmen thinks here.
On the Money will air one hour later Thursday as CNBC continues special live coverage of breaking news on Washington Mutual.
I want to keep you all up with the latest action in Washington regarding protecting your savings. I taped a recent appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show on the morning of Thursday Sept. 18, right in the midst of much market turmoil. On the show I told you all that money market funds you buy through brokerages and mutual fund companies are not insured the same as money market accounts that you buy at an FDIC-insured bank.
On the Money will be pre-empted Wednesday for CNBC's special coverage of the President's Address to the Nation.
Don't do it, Carmen says. Here's why.
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