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Money Matters: Unconventional financial wisdom

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 21, 2006
Can mating patterns of female guppies help you succeed on Wall Street? Author Michael Mauboussin's new book finds financial wisdom in some unconventional places. He sits down with Kai for a conversation.

Women, save for retirement!

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 21, 2006
Women tend to live longer then men. That makes retirement savings even more important. USA Today's Sandra Block tells us what women can do to prepare for their golden years.
Posted In: Retirement

Debit block

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 21, 2006
It's one of the best kept secrets in the debit card industry -- and it's not consumer friendly. Kai speaks to Ed Mierzwinski of the Public Interest Research Group.

Mini-mani and pedi

| Jul 21, 2006
What do kids want these days? You might find the answer at your neighborhood spa. Steve Tripoli reports on the grownup tastes today's of tweens and teens.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

The cost of cool

Lisa Napoli | Jul 21, 2006
The nation is in the middle of a heat wave, but don't let high electricity bills make your wallet suffer a meltdown. We sent Lisa Napoli to consider the costs of keeping you cool.

Dell's profits crash

Amy Scott | Jul 21, 2006
The Texas computer maker said today that its profits may fall as much as 30% due to slowing computer sales. Is the PC market poised for a swan dive? Amy Scott takes a look.
Posted In: Investing

Louisiana sues feds over oil revenue

Hilary Wicai | Jul 21, 2006
Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco is suing the federal government over oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico. She claims the feds are cutting her state out of royalties it deserves. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

Cyprus feels strain of Lebanon's evacuees

| Jul 21, 2006
Thousands of evacuees from war-torn Lebanon are inundating the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, straining services already taxed by its peak tourist season. Kai Ryssdal talks to reporters on the scene.
Posted In: Canada

No peace over US-UK extradition treaty

Stephen Beard | Jul 21, 2006
Stephen Beard reports on the growing controversy in Britain over the extradition treaty that was used to send three British bankers to Texas last week.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Week on Wall Street

| Jul 21, 2006
Stockbroker David Johnson talks with host Kai Ryssdal about what happened this week in the markets and what may be in store.
Posted In: Wall Street