Marketplace Money for January 3, 2004

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Marketplace Money for January 3, 2004

Economic outlook for 2004

Will the financial turmoil of 2003 continue in 2004? Are jobs coming back? Is the inflation ghost haunting the markets? Chris Farrell gets an economic outlook from Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management.
Posted In: Economy

Updating your portfolio

The start of a new year is as good a time as any to review and refresh your portfolio. Our in-house investment expert Erica Whittlinger tells you what questions you should be asking yourself as you reassess your financial goals.
Posted In: Investing

Listener questions for January 3, 2004

This week, Chris Farrell answers questions on saving for college, paying for your vacation home, pulling money out of mutual funds, and whether or not the Dow Jones is a good market indicator.

Making a change

What do you want to be when you grow up? If you're still asking yourself this question, chances are you're ready for a change. Stephanie Curtis talks with Po Bronson, author of "What Should I Do with My Life?" about following your dreams.
Posted In: Jobs

Simplify your life

Our hectic, consumer-driven culture leaves many people yearning for the simple life. But what is the simple life? Chris Farrell gets a definition and road map from Linda Breen Pierce, author of "Simplicity Lessons: A Twelve-Step Guide to Living Simply."

Investing like a detective

You read all the investment magazines. Your bookshelves are filled with all the latest financial guides. And you're investing mentor is ... Sherlock Holmes? Chris Farrell studies the link between good detectives and good investors with Robert Hagstrom, author of "The Detective and the Investor: Uncovering Investment Techniques from Legendary Sleuths."
Posted In: Investing