Nancy Farghalli is an editor at Marketplace.

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Retirement heads to college

A college campus and a retirement center seem like opposite ends of the spectrum, but college camaraderie goes a long way. Retirees are moving back in near their alma maters, in specialized communities that are taking over the retirement business. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Education

Saving Superstars: 10 Tips for Saving a Buck

Nicole Elovitz calls herself "the greatest saver that she knows." She and her husband, Mitch, have already saved thousands of dollars for their ...
Posted In: Personal Finance, Savings, tips

Economy leaving jury boxes empty

Courtrooms are finding it increasingly difficult to put bodies in their jury boxes. Jury duty can take a significant toll on the unemployed.
Posted In: Crime

Will 'Lost' retain a cult following?

"Lost" has what you could safely call a devoted fan base, but Nancy Farghalli reports the series might not have the afterlife of earlier cult television favorites.
Posted In: Entertainment

Interview: Lost executive producers reflect on final episode

As ABC's series "Lost" comes to an end, executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cues talk to Marketplace about their legion of fans, their surprise success, and their future in reruns

PGA can't rely on Tiger Woods alone

Tiger Woods' return to the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Ga. is expected to boost TV ratings. But the scandal has taught the pro golf industry that it can't depend solely on Woods' popularity to keep it going. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

NBA event is no slam dunk for top stars

The NBA's slam-dunk contest was once the big event of the season beyond the finals, but the contest hasn't been held in that high of a regard for a while. Nancy Farghalli reports what the dunking contest means for contestants now.
Posted In: Sports

NFL owners, players tackle salaries

NFL owners and the players union have until March to come up with a new labor agreement before the salary cap expires for next season, which would mean salaries could skyrocket for some players and fall for others. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

Big BCS payouts go only to a select few

College football's Bowl Championship Series kicks off New Year's Day. The week-long series of games brings in a lot of money for the invited schools and their conferences -- and complaints from schools not included. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

U.S. eyes cities for next World Cup bid

The World Cup could bring $5 billion and add over 70,000 jobs to the U.S. if it were to host the games in 2018. That's one reason nearly 30 cities are competing for the chance to host. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

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