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Assisted suicide: from Oregon to the Supreme Court

Oct 5, 2005
Oregon's assisted suicide law is coming before the Supreme Court this session. Helen Palmer looks at who in Oregon has been asking for the procedure and who has been providing it.
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The "Straight Story": The Brewing Bankruptcy Storm

Oct 1, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out the "Straight Story." This week, Chris issues a warning for the brewing bankruptcy storm.

From the Money Matters Desk: Kids and Finances

Oct 1, 2005
On this week's Money Matters &mdash; our regular look at how to improve your bottom line &mdash; we learn the best way to teach junior the ins and outs of the stock market. Janet Bodnar offers a mini-tutorial from her newest book, <em>Raising Money Smart Kids</em>.

The Job Files: Got milkman?

Sep 30, 2005
Judith Miller spends some time with a Bostonite named David Brown. He's followed in his grandfather's footsteps and become a milkman.

Start Again

Sep 23, 2005
How do you rebuild your finances after a major life change? <em>Money Magazine's</em> Ellen McGirt offers this guide.

Wireless World

Sep 16, 2005
Confused about DSL? Or should you add cable Internet access to your cable bill? CNET's Molly Wood gives us the lowdown on the best way to get connected.

Clinic on Aisle 1

Sep 16, 2005
Coming soon to a neighborhood near you… medical offices tucked inside the local drug store. Mhari Saito reports on the newest trend in health care: mini-clinics.

Job Files: street promotion

Sep 16, 2005
Some employers mandate a dress code. Others provide the outfit. In this episode of the job files, a New York street promoter has to wear the suit &#8212; or split.

Personal Polluter

Sep 9, 2005
Reporter Rebecca Williams drives a car that's leaking oil. And it's going to cost her a lot of money to fix it. What would you do if you found out you're a pretty big polluter?

From the Money Matters Desk: Life on the Fringe

Sep 9, 2005
On this week's Money Matters &mdash; our regular look at how to improve your bottom line &mdash; we learn how credit card companies and banks cater to people who live on the economic margins. Joining Kai is Professor Howard Karger, the author of <em>Shortchanged: Life and Debt in the Fringe Economy.</em>