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Money Matters: Nursing homes

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 25, 2006
It's one of the toughest decisions you'll ever face: When to put a loved one in a nursing home?Before you sign on the dotted line, you've got to do your homework. Kai talks with Trudy Lieberman of Consumer Reports.

Rise of the working parent

Hilary Wicai | Aug 25, 2006
Working parents are turning the tables on their employers. They want more time off to spend with their children. And they're ready to make their personal fight political. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Me and my emergency plan

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 25, 2006
Carol Tosczak has survived a hurricane. She's experienced the aftermath of a fire destroying her business. Carol talks with Kai about what it takes to rebuild your financial life.

Emergency money checklist

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 25, 2006
Should you keep cash in the house? Do you need original documents or will copies suffice? Financial expert Neil Elmouchi explains what to keep in mind when preparing for the unexpected.

Reservations required . . . about the economy

Rachel Dornhelm | Aug 25, 2006
You might have noticed it's been a whole lot easier getting a table at a chain restaurant this summer. Rachel Dornhelm reports the slump reveals more unappetizing news about the general economy.
Posted In: Economy

Iran sanctions threat faces tough going

Hilary Wicai | Aug 25, 2006
Russia is refusing to go along with a United Nations resolution that threatens sanctions if Iran doesn't stop its nuclear enrichment program. And that forces the US into a delicate dance. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Why do you think they call it a Crackberry?

Janet Babin | Aug 25, 2006
Two new studies suggest employees are spending way too much time tethered to the office by those mobile e-mail phones. Could it be addiction? Janet Babin reports.

Change in motion at Ford

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 25, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with The New York Times' Micheline Maynard about the continuing changes and reports of impending deals at struggling Ford Motor Co.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

When lawmakers leave, stocks rise

| Aug 25, 2006
Commentator Amity Shlaes has a winning investment strategy — wait until Congress takes a break.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 25, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week on Wall Street and what's ahead for the markets.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

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