Marketplace Money for August 29, 2008

Episode Description 
Marketplace Money for August 29, 2008

Why a woman should work

Being a stay-at-home mom could be a precarious move, according to Leslie Bennetts, author of "The Feminine Mistake." She talks with host Tess Vigeland about the consequences passing on the workplace could have down the road.
Posted In: Jobs

Couples learn to work together

Marriage takes a lot of work. Running a business isn't cake either. So what happens when your life partner is also your business partner? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Work Life: A little bit of everything

Can't decide what to do with your work life? Who says you have to? We meet Sean Aiken, who is trying 52 jobs in 52 weeks. This week: stock picker.

Getting Personal

In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about saving for a child's education, getting a mortgage in retirement, American Depositary Receipts and providing health care for a family member.
Posted In: Education, Retirement

Americans in Dubai

Nearly 80 percent of the people who live in Dubai are ex-pats, including 20,000 American citizens. Sean Cole brings us a few of their stories.
Posted In: Jobs

New job-seeking tool? It's the network

The business of online networking is growing, partly because people are using their networks to recruit and job-seek. As Jeremy Hobson reports, just like offline, it's not what you know, it's who you know.
Posted In: Internet, Jobs

Straight Story: Waiting for a cure

A new study says uninsured Americans will spend upwards of $30 billion on health care this year. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the prospects for real reform.
Posted In: Health

You only get what you ask for

Sometimes it's hard to ask for what you want, but as author Linda Babcock tells host Tess Vigeland, getting over your fear of negotiation could literally mean millions of dollars over the span of your career.
Posted In: Jobs

Restarting the Social Security clock

Did you know that if you borrow from your Social Security early and pay it back later, the government will call things even? Bob Moon reports on an option that almost sounds too good to be true.
Posted In: Retirement

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A Family Affair

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