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Money Matters: Retirement for the self-employed

Sep 22, 2006
There's nothing better than being your own boss. Well, that is, until you have to figure out what retirement plan to choose. IRA expert Ed Slott maps out the options.
Posted In: Retirement

Pension Act fine print

Sep 22, 2006
Last month, President Bush signed the Pension Protection Act of 2006. Don't worry if you haven't had time to read the 900-page bill. Kai talks with Peter Orszag, the director of the Retirement Security Project.
Posted In: Retirement

Backdating for a dead man

Sep 22, 2006
Cablevision admitted that it awarded stock options to a vice chairman after he died. The company backdated the options to make it look like the executive had received them while he was still alive. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

What are you doing after the bell?

Sep 22, 2006
Wall Street has a dating site all its own, whether you're a trader or just looking for one. Amy Scott checked it out.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Happy birthday . . . index funds!

Sep 22, 2006
It's time to wish happy birthday to one of the more popular market investments: Index funds just turned 30. But why isn't everyone cheering? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Investing

Money Matters: Play Money

Sep 15, 2006
Moving up the property ladder is a homeowner's dream. But what about trading up in the virtual world? Julian Dibbell's new book goes inside the world of virtual commerce. He talks with Kai.

Protecting your investments

Sep 15, 2006
The sky isn't falling, but certain segments of the economy might make Chicken Little head for cover. How can you protect your portfolio from a softening housing market and fluctuating oil prices? Kai talks with Jane Kim of the Wall Street Journal.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Oil price is dropping. But why?

Sep 8, 2006
Oil prices dropped below $67 a barrel today, a long way from the recent high prices that approached $80. But despite falling prices, stock markets have barely reacted. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Week on Wall Street

Sep 8, 2006
It's Friday. And that means host Kai Ryssdal checks in with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson to talk about this week in the markets and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Mailbag for September 8, 2006

Sep 8, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on: collecting Social Security, consolidating student loans, and accessing a credit report.
Posted In: Investing

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