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Avoiding Congress, Inc.

May 4, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell talks to host Scott Jagow about the potential consequences of US economic protectionism.
Posted In: Economy

Shareholders win one?

May 1, 2006
Shareholder revolts have withered recently at companies like Pfizer and Merrill Lynch, but one of them appears to have achieved its desire impact today. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Investing

Straight Story with Chris Farrell: Margin loans

Apr 28, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week: Margin loans are the new "it" way to get money. Chris says watch out.
Posted In: Investing

Mailbag for Friday, April 28, 2006

Apr 28, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on researching student loans, opening a Roth account for a minor, and finding the best stock simulation games.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

5K wish list

Apr 28, 2006
What if a small money windfall lands in your lap? Should you invest it? Spend it? Or save it? Money Magazine's Ellen McGirt tests out some options.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Hidden fees in 401Ks

Apr 28, 2006
It is a truth universally acknowledged that not all 401Ks are equal. Some charge high fees. Others have hidden fees. Kai Ryssdal talks with Kathy Kristof, who covers personal finance for the Los Angeles Times.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement, Savings

Honey, they've shrunk the labor pool!

Apr 27, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell talks to host Lisa Napoli about the implications of a new study that finds the U.S. labor pool is shrinking.
Posted In: Economy

Investment in non-profits

Apr 24, 2006
A new report says non-profits have a hard time landing major capital investment. Helen Palmer explains why.
Posted In: Investing

The Buzzword: Contango

Apr 21, 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, "Contango." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing

The Mailbag for April 14, 2006

Apr 15, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on using a 529 college plan, investing in an EE bond, and helping a family member buy a house.
Posted In: Housing, Investing

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