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From the Money Matters Desk: Protection from Cyber Fraud

| Nov 25, 2005
On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- how do you protect yourself from cyber fraud? Jennifer Mulrean, a staff writer for MSN Money, offers tips on clicking your way to a better online shopping experience.
Posted In: Savings

Big Box Stores

| Nov 25, 2005
The discounts offered by chains like Costco, Target and Kmart are tough to pass up. But are there hidden costs? Alex Cohen investigates.

Listener Letters for November 25, 2005

| Nov 25, 2005
Time for us to peek into the <em>Marketplace Money</em> letters bag. Don't miss the missives.
Posted In: Economy

Gifts of Stocks and Bonds

| Nov 25, 2005
Marketplace Money offers this gift-giving guide for those who want to spread the joy of personal finance. Listen to advice on how to gift stock from Ellen McGirt of <em>Money Magazine</em>.
Posted In: Charity

Bonus Time!

| Nov 25, 2005
There's nothing like an end of year bonus to give you a beginning-of-the-year boost. But a new survey reveals that the majority of companies won't be stuffing your paycheck with a bonus this year. Author Michael Laskoff explains why a raise is always better.
Posted In: Jobs

The "Buzzword": Black Friday

| Nov 25, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance -- "Black Friday." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

"Day in the Work Life": Food Critic

| Nov 25, 2005
On today's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade time for money -- we sample entrees with a food critic.
Posted In: Jobs

Black Friday madness

Hilary Wicai | Nov 25, 2005
The shopping season has begun. It's the mother of all seasons in a consumer-driven economy, and shoppers didn't disappoint this morning. Hillary Wicai reports.

Toy story

Bob Moon | Nov 25, 2005
Remember when all your kid desperately wanted for Christmas was a Tickle-Me-Elmo doll? Well, kids have gone upscale and high-tech; this year they're as likely to have a cell phone on their wish list. Bob Moon reports.

Gaza border opens

| Nov 25, 2005
Rafah, a border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt that had been closed since the Israelis pulled out of Gaza, officially re-opened today under Palestinian control. Hilary Krieger reports.

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