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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...

Phone call for marketing

Curt Nickisch | Aug 3, 2007
Seems that companies could take a lesson from the political landscape when it comes to effectively using social media and social marketing: Engage first, get money later. Curt Nickisch explains.
Posted In: Entertainment, Science

Rebirth of the Holy Land Experience

Jeff Tyler | Aug 3, 2007
One of Orlando's lesser-known theme parks is in line for a much-needed promotional boost. The Holy Land Experience may find new life thanks to new owner Christian TV network Trinity Broadcasting. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

A foreclosure storm on the horizon?

Steve Henn | Aug 3, 2007
The announcement that American Home Mortgage will drastically cut operations and lay off 7,000 may be just the beginning of a crisis in the U.S. lending market. Steve Henn reports on how deep the problem goes.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Rise of the green collar worker

Sam Eaton | Aug 3, 2007
Demand for skilled workers is already outpacing supply in the rapidly expanding eco-friendly sector of the economy. Enter legislation that could help fill the gap -- and provide pathways out of poverty for thousands of workers. Sam Eaton has details.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington