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Educating Rico: Season for giving

| Nov 17, 2006
Associate Producer Rico Gagliano is back with another installment of our series, Educating Rico. This time, our hero gets a charity checklist.
Posted In: Charity

Show us the money

| Nov 17, 2006
What do workers want? A new survey suggests it depends on whom you ask -- and that employers underestimate how much money matters. Kai speaks with Jason Kovach of World at Work.
Posted In: Jobs

Mortgage mischief

| Nov 17, 2006
Congress might get serious about a growing issue of concern for homeowners: mortgage fraud. Kai interviews Marva Williams of the Woodstock Institute.
Posted In: Housing

Bad way to shop

| Nov 17, 2006
The holiday shopping season is about to kick off and so goes the battle for low prices. But sometimes cheap isn't always the best thing for your bottom line. That's the thesis of Kate Newlin's new book, Shopportunity.

Mailbag for Friday, November 17, 2006

| Nov 17, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on fixing a rollover mistake, investing for a special needs child and diversifying a retirement account.

Buzzword: Normal trade status

| Nov 17, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance: Normal trade status. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Day in the Work Life: Bend it like Hatha

| Nov 17, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we stretch ourselves with a yoga instructor.

Straight Story: Health insurance

| Nov 17, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, Chris says the more health care plans, the better.

Nymex goes public — bigtime

Lisa Napoli | Nov 17, 2006
The New York Mercantile Exchange, the world's biggest energy market, today pulled off the year's biggest initial public offering. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

In Vietnam, talking about Iraq

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 17, 2006
President Bush is in Vietnam for a meeting of APEC countries. But most of the questions sent his way in Hanoi weren't about the talks on economic cooperation.
Posted In: Washington

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