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Day in the Work Life: Substitute teacher

| Sep 1, 2007
On this week's Day in the Work Life, we sit up straight and act polite for the substitute teacher.

CDs are still in style

| Sep 1, 2007
While we're still trying to figure out a way out of the subprime debaucle, one investment that many Americans are finding promising is the good old-fashioned certificate of deposit, or CD. Jill Barshay reports.

Divorcing to stay healthy

| Sep 1, 2007
Healthcare costs are up so high that many people are forced to consider alternatives. One option is Medicaid, but many experts say it's getting harder to qualify for it. So some couples have figured out a way to get Medicaid coverage by splitting up. Mhari Saito reports.

Engaged: The moment of truth

| Sep 1, 2007
All year, Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland has been following around one couple, Tiffany Lee-Youngren and Michael Fox, as they plan their wedding. And now comes the moment of truth.

New Orleans, revisited

| Sep 1, 2007
Two years ago, the world witnessed one of the most devastating natural disasters in history. This week, Marketplace's Sam Eaton went back to New Orleans and talked to three lifelong residents about the Hurricane Katrina, what they learned from it and what they're doing to protect themselves in the future.

Summer School: Rebalancing

| Sep 1, 2007
Ever wonder what PMI stood for? What about the differences between a bond's yields versus a bond's price? If this sounds Greek to you, then maybe you should check out our new summer feature Financial Summer School. In our latest financial summer school lesson, we learn that balance is key.

Buzzword: Asset bubble

| Aug 31, 2007
An asset bubble refers to the sudden and dangerous rise in the price of an investment or security. Years ago, it was the dot-coms. Now, it's the subprimes.

Straight Story: Katrina Insurance

| Aug 31, 2007
It's been two years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf region and many homeowners are still awaiting payments from their insurance company. Economics editor Chris Farrell looks into why.

Mailbag for Friday, August 31, 2007

| Aug 31, 2007
This week, Chris Farrell answers listener questions about dealing with a spouse's debt, planning for retirement after a big income boost and what to do with a child's earnings.

Bush's rescue plan for ARM refugees

John Dimsdale | Aug 31, 2007
President Bush rolls out a rescue plan for homeowners facing foreclosure when their adjustable-rate mortgages adjust too far. Is it too little, too late? John Dimsdale reports on potential bailouts for lenders and borrowers.
Posted In: Housing, Washington

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