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Look Ahead for October 7, 2005

| Oct 8, 2005
What you need to know today about next week.

The "Buzzword": Treasury Direct

| Oct 8, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, <em>Marketplace Money</em> brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance &mdash; "Treasury Direct." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing, Savings

"Day in the Work Life" Auctioneer

| Oct 8, 2005
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our regular look at how folks trade time for money -- we outbid the competition.
Posted In: Jobs

The Mailbag for October 7, 2005

| Oct 8, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on investing in a CD, buying gold bars, and picking a 401k-Roth hybrid.
Posted In: Investing

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Pension Politics

| Oct 8, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out the "Straight Story." This week, Chris calls for some disclosure regarding employee pensions.
Posted In: Investing, Jobs

From the Money Matters Desk: Lost in Transition

| Oct 8, 2005
Between them, the fifty states are holding onto about $22 billion in unclaimed paychecks and lost securities. That's $22 billion of <em>your</em> money. So on this week's Money Matters &mdash; our regular look at how to improve your bottom line &mdash; Jeb Spaulding, president of the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators, tells us how to get that money back.

The Office

| Oct 8, 2005
It takes workers 50 and older twice as long to get a job than younger workers, according to a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research. Joining Kai to discuss how baby boomers can compete in today's job market is Joanna Lahey, the study's author.
Posted In: Jobs

The Buzz on Energy Stocks

| Oct 8, 2005
The massive rebuilding effort on the Gulf Coast has led some energy companies to reap the financial benefits. Can your portfolio tap into their expected profits? Juli Niemann of R.T. Jones Capital explains the best way to plug into energy stocks.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

"The Color of Money": Loony over Canada

| Oct 8, 2005
On the latest installment of "the Color of Money" &mdash; our occasional series about banknote designs from around the world &mdash; reporter Judith Ritter examines the history and personality behind Canadian cash.

Kyoto and You

| Oct 8, 2005
What's a controversial global warming treaty have to do with you? Well, you are part of the globe and you do contribute your fair share of carbon dioxide. But just how much? Reporter Sam Eaton finds out.

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