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Tough new regs target SSN fraud

Dan Grech | Aug 3, 2007
A crackdown on fraudulent Social Security numbers could be costly to illegal immigrants and employers who don't bother to verify documents. As Dan Grech reports, as many as four million workers risk getting fired.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

Y'all come back now, amigos

| Aug 3, 2007
Texas attracts more visitors from Mexico than from any other country. And with tourism down due in part to heavy rains, cities like San Antonio are doing all they can to get a piece of the action. Joy Diaz reports.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico, Travel

The week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 3, 2007
Bob Moon talks to analyst David Johnson about what happened on Wall Street this week.
Posted In: Wall Street

Big loophole in the lobbyist bill

| Aug 3, 2007
Tough new regulations on lobbyists might help clean up Congress. But commentator Jeff Birnbaum found a loophole in the bill that might mean the only way a lobbyist can pay for dinner is if they contribute to a campaign...

Wingwomen get conversation started

| Aug 3, 2007
For a single man on the dating scene, the best way to break the ice -- other than a cute puppy -- is a woman friend doing the talking. Now a growing service is helping shy guys meet Ms. Right, or Ms. Right Now.
Posted In: Science

Buzzword: Merger Monday

| Aug 3, 2007
Wall Street professionals knew to expect the big merger announcements -- and occasionally good news -- on the first business day of the week. But these days, Monday's not always so sunny.
Posted In: Investing

Day in the Work Life: Military consultant

| Aug 3, 2007
What it's like to risk your life? Professional Navy SEAL trainer Don Mann shows us the ropes.
Posted In: Jobs

Know your worth in the job market

Alisa Roth | Aug 3, 2007
Prospective employees have a right to know what they're worth in the job market. Alisa Roth shows us how salary websites can help your research and why you might also want to be careful about the numbers.
Posted In: Jobs

Mailbag for Friday, August 3, 2007

Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland | Aug 3, 2007
Chris Farrell covers investing an annuity, buying a short sale home and getting your name off a credit card account.
Posted In: Investing

Keynes on economics

Chris Farrell | Aug 3, 2007
I'm skimming through a book by Carlo M. Cipolla, Between Two Cultures: An Introduction to Economic History. He has nice quote from Keynes on...

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