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Don't trash your old toys yet

Amy Scott | Jan 8, 2007
As we upgrade our TVs, computers and cell phones, attics and garbage dumps are filling up with outdated electronics. Amy Scott reports on a more environmentally-friendly option.
Posted In: Science

Air Force contract rules questioned

Dan Grech | Jan 8, 2007
Midair refueling isn't just technically complicated, it's a political minefield as well. The Air Force has a contract on the block for aerial-refueling planes but one of the bidders isn't happy. Dan Grech explains.

Oil stops flowing through Belarus

| Jan 8, 2007
Belarus has halted Russian oil running through a pipeline within its borders. It's the latest move in a trade dispute between the two countries — but Poland, Germany and Ukraine are paying the price. Stefan Bos reports.
Posted In: Canada

Vintage vroom

| Jan 5, 2007
Older cars are making a comeback. A vintage roadster can speed up your portfolio returns. Kai talks with car expert Rob Sass.
Posted In: Investing

Straight Story: The bad side of savings

| Jan 5, 2007
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, the global economy is flooded with money. Chris says that isn't a good thing.

Day in the Work Life: Water world

| Jan 5, 2007
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we freestyle with a swim instructor.
Posted In: Jobs

Buzzword: Spring loading

| Jan 5, 2007
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 -- "Spring Loading." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for Friday, January 5, 2007

| Jan 5, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on: choosing the right 401K plan, sorting out a relative's credit report, selling assets to pay down debt, and finding out what's a GRAT.

The mortgage change

| Jan 5, 2007
Two of the biggest credit bureau just changed their mortgage transaction rules. Get ready to pay more fees. Kai interviews Terry Clemans, the Executive Director of the National Credit Reporting Association.
Posted In: Investing

The mutual fund makeover

| Jan 5, 2007
Reading a mutual fund prospectus requires Herculean skill. How else can you absorb the page after page of financial speak in really tiny print? But those documents might soon be a thing of the past. Bente Birkeland reports.
Posted In: Investing

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