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Microsoft's mobile e-mail

Janet Babin | Feb 13, 2006
Maybe mobile e-mail isn't just for high-flying executives anymore. Microsoft has announced it will start selling an operating system with mobile e-mail capacity. The company says it's faster and cheaper than the ubiquitous BlackBerry. From the Innovations Desk at North Carolina Public Radio, Janet Babin reports.

"Day in the Work Life": Let Love In

| Feb 11, 2006
On this Valentine edition of "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we find true love with the help of a Director of Romance.
Posted In: Jobs

The "Buzzword": ETFs

| Feb 11, 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 -- "ETFs." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for February 10, 2006

| Feb 11, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, advice on creating a credit history, building a retirement strategy and investing in a low-fee mutual fund.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

From the Money Matters Desk: Starting Over

| Feb 11, 2006
Barbara Stanny has authored several books on creating financial independence. The story of her life could be its own book. She tells Tess how being cut out of a wealthy family paved the way to becoming a personal finance whiz.

Getting a Raise

| Feb 11, 2006
It's not easy walking into the corner office and asking for a raise. And it's even tougher to actually get one. Salary.com's Bill Coleman reveals the tricks to increasing your pay.
Posted In: Jobs

Trumping Travel Costs

| Feb 11, 2006
Another week, another online travel site opens for business. Most promise bargain basement rates. What sites find you the best bang for your travel buck? Tess gets the scoop from Christopher Elliot of the National Geographic Traveler.

Fluffy's Financial Bite

| Feb 11, 2006
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show starts next week. Your household golden retriever might not cost as much as a show dog. But even pound pets don't come cheap. Alex Cohen reports on the high cost of pet health care.

E-Snooping

| Feb 11, 2006
The Bush Administration is being criticized for secret wiretaps. But Marketplace's Scott Tong reports that bosses routinely snoop on employees -- and its perfectly legal.

The trade deficit just keeps unfolding like a flower...

Amy Scott | Feb 10, 2006
The US trade deficit soared to an all-time high of $725.8 billion in 2005, hitting record levels with pretty much every country the US trades with. But as Amy Scott reports, there are some surprises in the numbers.
Posted In: Economy

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