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Job Files: Milkman

| Sep 4, 2006
This Labor Day installment of the job files checks in with a hard-working milkman.

Cereal to put crunch on wallets

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 4, 2006
Cereal makers are likely to raise the price of their products this month to offset increasing commodity costs. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Asia's working poor

Miranda Kennedy | Sep 4, 2006
A new study from the International Labor Organization warns that even though Asia is growing fast economically, it hasn't created enough quality jobs. Miranda Kennedy explains.
Posted In: Canada

Straight Story: Census data

Chris Farrell | Sep 1, 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, The Census Bureau released its annual report on wages, poverty and health insurance. Chris reads between the lines.

Day in the Work Life: Substitute teacher

| Sep 1, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we go to the head of the class with a substitute teacher.

Buzzword: Labor Day

| Sep 1, 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: Labor Day. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for Friday, September 1, 2006

Chris Farrell | Sep 1, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on: using a health savings account, investing assets from a housing sale, and lowering retirement investments.

Money Matters: International retirement

| Sep 1, 2006
Retirees have spoken, and they're moving overseas to spend their golden years. If you decide to take your retirement abroad, how much should you save? And where should you look? Tess talks with Brent Kessel of Kubera Portfolios.
Posted In: Retirement

Long-term care insurance

| Sep 1, 2006
Seniors are living longer and the cost of elder care is rising. There are long-term care policies that lower the costs of nursing homes and assisted living centers. But are they worth the price? Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Retirement

Is now a good time to buy a laptop?

| Sep 1, 2006
First it was Dell. Then came Apple. Both companies have issued recalls for potentially explosive batteries used in their laptop computers. But is their loss the consumer's gain? CNET's Tom Merrit explains.

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