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The Magic Number

Jul 29, 2005
Your credit score has the power to influence your interest rates, your car payment, even your job. But what influences your credit score? Tanya Ott finds out.

Lining up by the thousands

Jul 28, 2005
In rural Appalachia, it pays to arrive early for your annual doctor's appointment. Reporter Julia DeBruicker joined the crowd this year.
Posted In: Health

Day In The Work Life: Sound Check

Jul 22, 2005
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our regular look at how folks trade time for money - we sample sound effects with a movie Foley artist.
Posted In: Jobs

Costs of Cost Cutting Travel

Jul 22, 2005
We've all read the screaming headlines on the web. Fly to Hawaii for 150 bucks. Or visit Santiago in the summer for less than $300 dollars. Last minute travel fares sound great on paper, but what are the hidden fees and hassles lurking behind the cheap rates? We asked Rachel Dornhelm to find out.

Money Magazine's – Best Places to Live

Jul 16, 2005
<i>Money</i> magazine’s Ellen McGirt gives us a sneak preview of the magazine's annual list of top places to call home sweet home in America.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Hidden Costs of Cost Cutting Travel

Jul 16, 2005
We've all read the screaming headlines on the web. Fly to Hawaii for 150 bucks. Or visit Santiago in the summer for less than $300. Last minute travel fares sound great on paper, but what are the hidden fees and hassles lurking behind the cheap rates? We asked Rachel Dornhelm to find out.

Big Pharma and You

Jul 8, 2005
We've all seen the television ads promoting drugs that promise better health and a seemingly better lifestyle. This month, pharmaceutical companies plan to limit those direct-to-consumer drug ads -- but they're not going away. How's a consumer to know what you need and what you want? <i>Marketplace Money's</i> Scott Tong has more.

Grammar for Grown Ups

Jul 8, 2005
Sure, being computer savvy and knowing how to network is good. But knowing the difference between who and whom may be just as important. Sandy Hausman reports on grammar for grown ups.
Posted In: Jobs

The job files: food critic

Jul 8, 2005
Kings had tasters. We have restaurant critics.

"Tween" a Rock and a Hard Place...

Jul 1, 2005
Summer's here and the kids are out of school. The little guys are still in childcare -- but what to do with you 13,14, 15-year olds? <i>Marketplace's</i> Hillary Wicai reports on the shortage of childcare for the teen and tween set.

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