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Spotlights 2008
Archive of Spotlight interviews
As part of its Financial Literacy series, Bankrate features interviews with experts and celebrities about money.
Spotlight archives

Archive of Spotlight interviews

12/18/2008 - Celebrities and savings
Famous folks have the luxury to live big, but they must save a lot of their earnings to maintain their lifestyles.

12/5/2008 - Consuelo Mack
When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping for stocks. Right now there's a fire sale, says this PBS TV host.

10/27/2008 - Liz Pulliam Weston
The secret to success is simple: Get rid of toxic credit card debt and save money, says this award-winning columnist.

10/27/2008 - Larry Winget
Follow your money. It leaves a trail that reveals your financial priorities, says author Larry Winget.

10/27/2008 - Alan Corey
Author Alan Corey shares some ideas about how to get wealthy and healthy at the same time.

09/15/2008 - Ellen Frank, Ph.D.
Consumers must spend money to promote economic growth, but also save money to enhance their own security.

08/27/2008 - Chris Farrell
Consumers who don't really need the money have no trouble getting loans, says this financial expert.

08/27/2008 - Alan Corey
Author Alan Corey tells how he got rich by the not-so-ripe age of 28. Savvy borrowing was key to his success.

07/25/2008 - Pension expert on the 'new retirement'
Researcher Olivia S. Mitchell, Ph.D., discusses results from one of the most comprehensive aging studies ever undertaken.

07/25/2008 - Jean Chatzky helps readers
Bestselling financial writer Jean Chatzky answers retirement-related questions posed by Bankrate readers.

06/23/2008 - Interview: Barbara Corcoran
In her new book, Barbara Corcoran identifies 100 places where retirees might wish to settle, depending on what makes them tick.

06/23/2008 - Interview: Nancy Schlossberg
Retirement is a process that requires an investment in your psychological portfolio, according to psychologist and author Nancy Schlossberg.

06/23/2008 - Interview: Bud Hebeler
Expert Henry "Bud" Hebeler explains why Americans must clamp down on profligate spending.

06/23/2008 - Interview: Dave Ramsey
Debt affects your ability to accumulate wealth in your earning years; in retirement, debt's a disaster.

06/23/2008 - Celebrities talk retirement
It's flood or drought for actors, authors and singers, so they capture the flows in cisterns for the dry times.

05/26/2008 - Interview: Steve Gibson
Internet security expert Steve Gibson says the best way to protect your identity online is to use the software between your ears.

04/21/2008 - Interview: Linda Foley
The nonprofit Identity Theft Resource Center provides emotional support to victims and helps them get their lives back.

04/21/2008 - Interview: Chris Jay Hoofnagle
Financial institutions should have to publicly report basic statistics on their fraud rates, says this privacy law expert.

04/21/2008 - Interview: Bob Sullivan
The credit card industry is as much to blame for the problem of identity fraud as the thieves, says this expert.

02/25/2008 - Interview: Howard Dvorkin
Many Americans regard credit cards as a source of supplemental income. Instead they might be viewed as a pact with the devil.

02/25/2008 - Interview: Gerri Detweiler
If you're in too deep, don't be afraid to reach out for assistance from someone you trust, says this debt expert.

02/25/2008 - Celebrities talk money
Those who entertain for a living share their insights about spending, savings and debt.


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