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Helping Scott's mom get 'Organized'

Nov 22, 2007
A new magazine debuted in June devoted to the $7-billion business of getting organized. When Scott Jagow heard about this, only one person came to mind: His pack-rat mom, who never seems to throw anything away. (Re-broadcast from June 26, 2007)

Web site spoiling retail saving surprises

Nov 22, 2007
Shoppers across the nation will flood to retail stores on Black Friday. But some of the best deals are on the Web -- and one site in particular has some retailers angry, because it's spoiling some savings surprises. Andrew Phelps reports.
Posted In: Retail

Revving up the retail rumor mill

Nov 22, 2007
You may be lucky enough to find a good deal tomorrow when you risk the chaos at the stores, but some people found their bargains online as long as two months ago. Andrew Phelps tells us how.
Posted In: Retail

The Xmas that stole Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2007
While many don't have to worry about the dreaded annual shopping rush until tomorrow, some are gearing up by pumping out the Christmas spirit today. Alisa Roth explores the advance on the next holiday.
Posted In: Retail

A novel business idea spells success

Nov 22, 2007
Jera and Brad Deal turned an inventive letter-hunting game with their daughter into a multimillion-dollar family business. Sean Cole paid them a visit and found the world around him full of letters.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Few are getting refinancing help

Nov 21, 2007
Congress and state officials are trying to help homeowners facing foreclosure by offering alternatives to borrowers and lenders. But for all the good intentions, not much is changing. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Housing

Growing subprime worries rattle markets

Nov 21, 2007
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shook investors today when it warned that overall subprime lending losses could feasibly hit between $200 billion and $300 billion. Can anything be done to limit the losses? Bob Moon has more.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Straight Story: Giving thanks

Nov 21, 2007
Chris Farrell thinks back on the financial stories he's been thankful for this year. On the list: the Fed chairman, the health insurance debate and pension reform.

Educating Rico: Lost in translation

Nov 21, 2007
Associate Producer Rico Gagliano is back with another installment of our series "Educating Rico." This time our hero takes a trip to the emergency room -- overseas.
Posted In: Travel

Vacation tip: Leave the laptop behind

Nov 21, 2007
Even when we go on vacation, we stay tethered to the office. Marketplace's Sam Eaton investigates why American workers have such a hard time cutting the cord.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

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