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Tabasco stays afloat, post-hurricane

| Sep 5, 2005
McIlhenny Company, the makers of Tabasco sauce, has been been part of Louisiana's business community for about 140 years. Company president Paul McIlhenny tells Cheryl Glaser that one of his top priorities has been taking care of his employees.

The road to recovery

| Sep 5, 2005
Emergency response to the hurricane has come under fire. Walter Peacock of Texas A&M says we've forgotten the lessons learned from both Hurricane Andrew and the Northridge Earthquake.

Your Katrina Questions

| Sep 3, 2005
If you have stories or questions about personal finance issues stemming from a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, we want to hear from you. Send an e-mail to <a href="/contact/">money@marketplace.org</a>.

CD Rates

| Sep 2, 2005
Consumer Reports Lisa Lee Freeman explains why times are a changing for CDs.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

The "Buzzword": Real Median Income

| Sep 2, 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; " Real Median Income." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

"Day in the Work Life": School Principal

| Sep 2, 2005
On this week's "A Day in the Work Life" &mdash; our regular look at how folks trade time for money &mdash; we get sent to the principals office.
Posted In: Jobs

The Mailbag for September 2, 2005

| Sep 2, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on finding a financial advisor, setting aside money for a disabled child, and maintaining a good credit score when you leave one bank for another.
Posted In: Investing

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Hurricane Katrina

| Sep 2, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out the "Straight Story." This week, Chris forecasts the long-term macroeconomic effects of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted In: Economy

From the Money Matters Desk: Talking About a Revolution

| Sep 2, 2005
On this week's <em>Money Matters</em> &mdash; our regular look at how to improve your bottom line &mdash; Eli Portnoy, the chief brand strategist at the Portnoy Group, predicts the retail revolution coming to a grocery store near you.

Bankruptcy Deadline

| Sep 2, 2005
Thinking about filing for personal bankruptcy? The new bankruptcy law goes into effect in October. Should you declare now? <em>Marketplace's</em> Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Jobs

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