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Day in the Work Life: Conductor

Judith Ritter | Jun 27, 2008
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we pick up the baton with Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart.

Getting Personal

Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland | Jun 27, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about Employee Stock Purchase Plans, emergency money for students overseas and financial planning towards the end of life.
Posted In: Retirement

You can't afford not to vacation

| Jun 27, 2008
Between exchange rates and gas prices, the economy is conspiring to keep us cooped up all summer long. Commentator Robert Reich tries to align his travel plans with his bank account.
Posted In: Travel

Summer School: Dollar cost averaging

| Jun 27, 2008
We're taking you back to the basics with our summer refresher course on finance terms. Today, learning some restraint with dollar cost averaging.
Posted In: Investing

Straight Story: The supremes

Chris Farrell | Jun 27, 2008
All eyes are on Washington as the Supreme Court wraps up its term. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on some of the court's recent workplace-related rulings.

Financial infidelity

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jun 27, 2008
Credit counselors have noted a trend: One spouse who's been unfaithful with their pocketbook asking for help with the debt they've kept secret from their partner. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Revisiting the Social Security restart

Bob Moon and Tess Vigeland | Jun 27, 2008
Last week, Marketplace's Bob Moon examined a way to borrow from Social Security without breaking the bank. Bob's back this week with host Tess Vigeland to answer some of your questions on the option.
Posted In: Retirement

July 1, 2008 and Student Loans

Chris Farrell | Jun 27, 2008
Question: I'd like to first start off by saying I love show and could listen to it for 3 hours a day if it were on and I had the time. Honestly,...

Behind Wall Street's sell-off

| Jun 27, 2008
Wall Street is coming off a huge sell-off this morning. FTN Financial's Chris Lowe talks to Renita Jablonski about how it could have happened, the weather in the market now and whether we might bottom out any time soon.
Posted In: Wall Street

Summer movies hit and miss

| Jun 27, 2008
Iron Man has surprised the box office by coming out ahead of Indiana Jones. Renita Jablonski talks to Variety Managing Editor Stuart Levine about what other films are doing well and what's been a disaster so far.
Posted In: Entertainment