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You can watch or listen to her in the following places (links to online archives of appearances are included where available):

Marketplace Money, “How to rebuild credit after bankruptcy,” (January 24, 2014)

Liz helps host Carmen Wong Ulrich answer listener questions about rebuilding and rebuilding credit. You can find a summary and link to the show here.

Marketplace Money, “How to fix an error on your credit report,” (September 6, 2013)

Liz discusses the process with host Lizzie O’Leary. To read her tips and listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Advice and tips on saving for retirement at any age,” (September 6, 2013)

The longer you put off saving for retirement, the harder it is to catch up. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Want Equifax to fix your credit? Take them to court,” (July 30, 2013)

Liz comments on an $18.6 million award to a woman who tried and failed to get someone else’s information off her credit report. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Your questions on savings, answered,” (July 19, 2013)

Liz counsels a single mom who has just $10 left over after paying bills and answers other reader questions. To listen to the show, click here. Also read “5 savings tips” and “Trick yourself into becoming a better saver.”

Marketplace Money, “Financial feud: Paying daycare vs. quitting to care for your kid,” (June 29, 2013)

It’s an issue so many parents wrestle with: the high cost of daycare, versus the benefits of continuing to work. He wants her to keep working for the sake of her career (and access to good health care), while she’s leaning toward staying at home. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Money and relationships: When you can’t hug it out,” (May 17, 2013)

Family loans, and whether to take a chance on a (seemingly) reformed debtor. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Your money manners,” (July 6, 2012)

Who picks up the tab on a first date? Is it ever okay to ask how much someone makes? Financial etiquette has changed a lot in just a few years, but some things remain the same. To listen to the show, click here. Also read my post “Rules to remember when it comes to money etiquette.”

Marketplace Money, “Does checking your credit hurt your scores,” (December 28, 2012)

Myths about credit scores can prevent you from managing yours effectively. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “How can my kid build credit the responsible way,” (November 17, 2012)

A listener’s daughter is responsible with money and graduated without debt. Now she’s having trouble getting a mortgage. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Retiree: Pay for a house or carry a mortgage,” (October 27, 2012)

Their accountant was shocked they’d consider paying cash for a retirement home, but being debt free in your golden years can be a wonderful thing. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Your questions, answered,” (October 12 2012)

Marketplace Money devotes a whole show to answering listener questions about money. Liz joins host Tess Vigeland to cover a diverse range of topics from improving your credit score to managing student loan debt, short selling your underwater house to paying off all those credit cards. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Solving problems with plastic,” (July 6, 2012)

Liz counsels a nurse who racked up $30,000 in credit card debt and outlines to another listener what happens when you close a credit account. To listen to the show, click here.

Air Talk, “The state of the estate,” (June 18, 2012)

Should you count on an inheritance? Do your folks have an obligation to leave you money? Liz and financial planner Delia Fernandez talk to listeners and Larry Mantle about how a tough economy and longer lives affect what’s left behind To listen to the show, click here.

Air Talk, “Dealing with debt collectors,” (June 7, 2012)

Overseas call centers with ties to organized crime in India are perpetuating a nationwide scam in the U.S., bilking Americans out of millions of dollars they don’t actually owe. How to spot a scam as well as how to deal with collectors when you really do owe them money. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Real estate entanglements with family members,” (June 1, 2012)

This week in the Getting Personal segment, Liz talks about whether it’s better for your credit score to pay off one or two cards entirely or to bring the debt down on several cards; if free, unbiased legal counseling is available, and how to deal when real estate, family and personal finance all mix. To listen to the show, click here.

Talk of the Nation, “Tax time procrastination: An American tradition” (April 11, 2012)

NPR’s Neal Conan talks to Liz about why so many people wait until the last minute to file their taxes. For a summary, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Half a million bucks in student debt?” (April 6, 2012)

Liz joins Tess Vigeland and Paddy Hirsch as a med student explains how he wracked up $440,000 in student debt. We tell him what that means for his future. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Trashing your old tax documents (March 9, 2012)

Liz tells you what you can trash, what you have to keep. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “The perils of private student loans,” (Feb. 24, 2012)

Liz answers listeners questions and discusses the perils of private student loans. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “What’s on the menu for next year?” (Dec. 30, 2011)

The “pundit panel” (Liz, Kathy Kristof, David Lazarus, Chris Farrell) weigh in with predictions for the coming year. To read the transcript or listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “A look back over a long, hard year” (Dec. 23, 2011)

The pundit panel discusses the most important developments and trends in money during the past year. To read the transcript or listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, “Invest or pay down debt?” (Oct. 7, 2011)

A newly reformed bad money manager is wondering whether to pay off debt quickly or to save, but pay down the debt more slowly; a postdoctoral student wonders if he can start a Roth 401(k) if he already has a Roth IRA; and a nurse a few years from retirement wonders how to find a solid dividend-paying stock. To listen to the show, click here.

 

Vicky and Jen’s “What Really Matters” podcast, Nationwide (Aug. 12, 2011)

In “Oh Crap, I Haven’t Saved for Retirement,” Liz talks about how you can catch up. To listen to the show, click here.

CNBC, Nationwide (Aug. 9, 2011)

Liz joins hosts Maria Bartiromo and Bill Griffeth in a CNBC special about the economy to talk about dropping mortgage rates and whether you should refinance.

The Madeleine Brand Show, Southern California (Aug. 5, 2011)

Money under the mattress won’t work, but how is the average person supposed to cope with all the economic uncertainty and a volatile market? Liz talks about your options. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Aug. 5, 2011)

On the Getting Personal segment, host Tess Vigeland and Liz answer your questions whether you should you get a loan to fund your retirement, if paying off a home early a good idea and what’s a good time to buy?. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (July 1, 2011)

This week in the Getting Personal segment, we discuss how a college student can start saving for retirement, whether or not a couple should save for retirement or save for a down payment on a home and how to recover from a bankruptcy. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (June 17, 2011)

On the Getting Personal segment, host Tess Vigeland and Liz talk about the dangers of financing a home renovation with a credit card’s tempting promotional offer. We get advice on when it’s the right time to quit a day job and make your passion your full-time career. And when it’s worth it to use a debt consolidation company to resolve outstanding credit card debt.. To listen to the show, click here.

KOMO News, Seattle (June 9, 2011)

In “From Me to We,” Liz offers advice to newlyweds about how to combine their financial lives. For  more, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (May 6, 2011)

Marketplace Money guest host Bob Moon and Liz Weston answer listener questions about when it’s time to give up on a rental property that isn’t making money, how to handle a seven-year-old debt that is now in collections and whether or not you should take your name off of a credit card account that is not yours… but is giving you a good credit history. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (March 18, 2011)

On the Getting Personal segment, host Tess Vigeland and Liz answer your questions about financially preparing and protecting your little ones and debt-collecting etiquette. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (February 18, 2011)

This week, Liz offers suggestions on the best way to get out of debt and tell us whether or not it’s wise to invest in the stock market over the housing industry. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Feb. 11, 2011)

Tess Vigeland talks to MSN’s personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston about the new rules of personal finance she outlines in her book “The 10 Commandments of Money.” To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Feb. 3, 2011)

Tess Vigeland and MSN personal finance columnist Liz Weston answer your questions about determining your personal net worth, how to teach someone money management and whether a 529 plan is too risky or conservative. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Dec. 31, 2010)

Marketplace Money’s personal finance experts Kathy Kristof, David Lazarus, and Liz Pulliam Weston review the most important events from the year past that affected your wallet and what to expect from the year ahead. To listen click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Dec. 3, 2010)

On the Getting Personal segment, host Tess Vigeland and Liz answer your questions about balancing your checkbook in the age of the Internet, finding debt relief and lending clubs. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Nov. 5, 2010)

Tess Vigeland talks to Liz Pulliam Weston about transferring loans, teaching your kids about money and the finances of your better (or worse) half. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Oct. 1, 2010)

Tess Vigeland and MSN personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston answers your questions about preparing for retirement while you’re still young and whether now is the time for borrowing, if ever. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Sept. 17, 2010)

Tess Vigeland talks to credit score expert Liz Pulliam Weston on how to improve your credit score. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (March 19, 2010)

Liz helps Tess Vigeland with a money makeover for a listener. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Feb. 19, 2010)

Liz and host Tess Vigeland answer listeners’ questions about credit. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Jan. 15, 2010)

Liz helps Tess Vigeland answer listeners’ questions about credit card debt and what a father can do about his adult son’s debt. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Dec. 26-27, 2009)

Liz participates in a year-end round-table discussion with Jason Zweig of the Wall Street Journal and Knight Kiplinger of Kiplinger’s personal finance magazine. Topics: what we’ve learned from the economic crisis, and where we go from here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Dec. 4, 2009)

Liz helps Tess Vigeland answer listeners’ questions about the risks of having a credit limit higher than you’ll ever use, and whether to take an offer for a “hardship plan” to pay off debt. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Oct. 2, 2009)

Liz answers a listener’s question about a home down payment. To listen to the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Sept. 11, 2009)

Have we learned from the collapse? Some have, Liz tells Tess Vigeland, and some of those lessons may even last. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (August 13, 2009)

Does credit counseling actually work? Often, the answer is no. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (May 8, 2009)

Still stumped by FICO? Tess Vigeland talks to MSN personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston about where to find your score and how to avoid falling into marketing traps. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (April 17, 2009)

Liz explains why ditching FICO scores isn’t the answer. To listen to the show, click here .

NBC Nightly News, Nationwide (Feb. 26, 2009)

Liz discusses where the jobs are in this tough economy. To watch, click here. A longer, Web-only version of the interview is available here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Dec. 5, 2008)

Liz discusses how to avoid tougher terms as credit card companies crack down. To listen to the show, click here .

Talk of the Nation, Nationwide (Oct. 14, 2008)

As the economy shrinks, more Americans are losing their jobs and seeing their retirement savings disappear. Liz discusses the importance of having a Plan B. To listen to the show, click here .

Talk of the Nation, Nationwide (July 29, 2008)

Liz discusses whether banks or credit unions are a safer place to park your cash. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (June 6, 2008)

Little-known insurance benefits can provide a windfall. Liz discusses coverage you probably have without even knowing it. To listen to the show, click here .

Marketplace, Nationwide (March 28, 2008)

The Internet can provide answers to desperate home owners, but Liz says they need to be careful about whose advice to take. To listen to the show, click here .

Talk of the Nation , Nationwide (March 4, 2008)

In a half-hour segment, Liz discusses ways to deal with credit card debt. To listen to the show, clickhere .

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (January 25, 2008)

Retiring during market turmoil is fraught with peril. Liz helps describe the problem and offers advice. To listen to the show, click here .

Oprah & Friends, Nationwide (January 8, 2008)

Liz talks about money on Jean Chatzky’s “Oprah & Friends” XM radio show, channel 156. To hear a portion of the show, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (December 21, 2007)

Tess Vigeland asks Liz to explain the new credit scoring formula, FICO 08. To listen, click here.

Marketplace, Nationwide (November 13, 2007)

Walking the picket lines might just turn out to be a good career move for some writers. Liz discusses the importance of networking with reporter Stacey Vanek-Smith reports. To listen, click here.

Organization Nation, Nationwide (October 20, 2007)

Professional organizer Monica Ricci, seen on HGTV’s Mission:Organization, interviews Liz about whipping your finances into shape. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (October 5, 2007)

After TransUnion announced plans to make credit freezes available nationally, Liz talked with Tess Vigeland about whether you should lock up yours in a segment titled “Tell your credit report to chill.” To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (June 9, 2007)

Liz discusses “piggybacking”–being added as an authorized user to someone else’s card to improve your credit score–in a segment titled “My credit sucks. Can I borrow yours?” To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (May 11, 2007)

Tess Vigeland chats with Liz about why Roth 401(k)s rock. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (March 2, 2007)

Liz tells Tess Vigeland that the emergency savings shouldn’t be your first financial priority.To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Dec. 1, 2006)

Liz talks to host Kai Rysdall about how to give your kids stock and other investments.To listen, clickhere.

Talk of the Nation , Nationwide (Nov. 28, 2006)

You’ve heard of Generation X, Generation Y…are kids today Generation I.O.U.? Liz and fellow author Angela Nissan, author of “The Broke Diaries,” discuss why some 20-somethings are biting off way too much debt. To listen, click here.

Entrepreneur Radio , Nationwide (Nov. 8, 2006)

Liz discusses sneaky credit card fees . To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Sept. 8, 2006)

You’ve cut up your credit cards. You’ve paid down some of the debt. How do you rebuild your financial life? Kai talks with MSN’s Liz Pulliam Weston. To listen, click here.

Talk of the Nation, Nationwide (August 14, 2006)

Liz joins Boston Globe editor Walter Robinson and former debt collector Peter Duffey to discuss debt collection tactics that sometimes go too far. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (March 31, 2006)

Retirement accounts can help lower your tax bill, now or in the future. Anchor Kai Ryssdal discusses the details of IRAs and Roth IRAs with Liz. To listen, click here.

Talk of the Nation, Nationwide (March 21, 2006)

Liz tackles letters from listeners on this follow-up to her appearance on the show last week. To listen, click here.

Talk of the Nation, Nationwide (March 16, 2006)

The three credit bureaus rolled out a new credit scoring system, adding to consumers’ confusion. Liz discusses what you need to know about your scores. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Feb. 3, 2006)

Liz explains why overdosing on company stock is still a bad idea in the post-Enron age. To listen, click here.

EverydayWealth Radio, Nationwide (2 p.m. Central, Feb. 2)

Liz discusses the nuts and bolts of debt management with consumer advocate Gerri Detweiler. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Jan. 6, 2006)

The new Roth 401(k)s debut to mixed reviews. Liz talks about who can, and should, consider this new retirement hybrid. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Dec. 16, 2005)

Contributor Bill Poorman interviews Liz about retirement planning software. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (Oct. 14, 2005)

Anchor Kai Ryssdal asks Liz about her new book, “Deal with Your Debt,” and how some debts can actually help you get ahead. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (August 26, 2005)

The U.S. Department of Labor is considering ways to make it easier for employers to enroll workers automatically in 401(k)s–and Liz says that’s a great idea. To listen, click here.

Marketplace Money, Nationwide (July 15, 2005)

Marketplace report Scott Jagow struggles over whether to pay off credit card debt from his 401(k). Liz provides a voice of reason. Listen to the story here.

All Things Considered, NPR (May 25, 2005)

As part of ATC’s coverage of the high cost of college, Liz warns that far from being an investment in their future, too much student loan debt can hold people back for years, even decades. You can listen here.

Everyday Wealth, wsRadio.com (May 19, 2005)

Liz talks with debt expert Gerri Detweiler on the best ways to improve your credit scores. You can listen here.

All Things Considered, NPR (April 12, 2005)

The bankruptcy reform package will make a lot of changes, but one thing it probably won’t change is the actual bankruptcy rate. Liz discusses three reforms that would really reduce the number of filings. You can listen here.

Sound Money, Nationwide (January 8, 2005)

Kai Ryssdal, host of public radio’s popular Sound Money program, quizzes Liz about how credit scores work. Hear the audio here.

WGN, Chicago (Dec. 30, 2004)

Personal finance reporter Ilyce Glink interviews Liz about why credit scores are important and the best ways to improve your score. For the text version, click here.

Talk of the Nation, NPR (Dec. 13, 2004)

An earlier segment on plastic replacing checks draws reader response, and more questions. For the audio archive, click here.

Talk of the Nation, NPR (Dec. 7, 2004)

What role do credit cards play when it comes to your credit rating? The scores given by financial companies determine much about how we live, from mortgage rates to many other, hidden, costs. For the audio archive, click here.

Talk of the Nation, NPR (Sept. 6, 2004)

Liz talks with Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan about how your credit can affect your job prospects. Click here for the audio.