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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

From the Monday Matters Desk: Standing Up for the Little Guy

Apr 15, 2006
Ordinary investors don't have a chance on Wall Street. Author Gary Weiss' new book, Wall Street Versus America, investigates that premise. He sits down with Kai for a conversation about the balance of power in the market.
Posted In: Investing

Commodities Craze

Apr 15, 2006
Gold and silver prices are reaching new highs. Why are precious metals beating the pants off the market? Morningstar's Karen Dolan explains.
Posted In: Investing

The Week on Wall Street

Apr 14, 2006
Kai talks with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week on Wall Street and what's ahead for the markets.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Say Goodbye

Apr 14, 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: tired of paying high fees to your mutual fund? Chris has an idea.
Posted In: Investing

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