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A stamp that would last 'forever'

| Feb 26, 2007
U.S. postal regulators will likely recommend another increase in the price of stamps today, to 42 cents.They might also recommend a new kind of stamp that would really stick. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Washington

Straight Story: The IPO myth

| Feb 23, 2007
The IPO market has shifted overseas. Economics editor Chris Farrell doesn't buy predicted economic gloom.

Mailbag for Friday, February 23, 2007

| Feb 23, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on using a certificate of deposit, choosing a financial planner, and paying for Cobra health insurance.
Posted In: Investing

A different philosophy on food markets

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 23, 2007
In part one of our latest installment of "Conversations from the Corner Office," Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey and Kai Ryssdal rap about organic food and growing as an entrepreneur.
Posted In: Whole Foods

Watch out for that audit

| Feb 23, 2007
Taxpayers have been known to bend some rules here and there. Take an extra deduction. Or claim another loss. But the IRS might be paying more attention to what you write off. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Money Magazine's Donna Rosato.
Posted In: Taxes

The risks and rewards of overseas investing

| Feb 23, 2007
E*trade wants to give investors direct access to buying foreign stocks. Morningstar's Patrick O'Shaughnessy translates what this plan may mean for investors.
Posted In: Investing

Connecting with your cell phone

| Feb 23, 2007
OK, where do you start? Pre-paid plans? Pay-as-you-go? And what type of phone should you get? Consumers face a lot of choices in the cellular market. So we sent Sean Cole to investigate.

The policyholder strikes back

| Feb 23, 2007
Health insurances companies might deny your claim, but now you can get help. Helen Palmer shows you what you can do if you've been turned down.
Posted In: Economy

Tax File: When to hire an accountant

| Feb 23, 2007
Marketplace Money's Tax File helps make your tax life easier, with advice and information on credits, deductions, retirement contributions, preparing your own taxes and much more. In our second installment, Tess Vigeland talks with Tom Herman, the Wall Street Journal tax columnist. Find out when you should hire an accountant, and when you can do it yourself.
Posted In: Taxes

Wall Street's looking a little down

Alisa Roth | Feb 23, 2007
Things have been strong for so long in the markets that three down days in a row are raising some eyebrows. We asked Marketplace's Alisa Roth to find out what's going on.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

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