Marketplace Money for July 12-13, 2008

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Marketplace Money for July 12-13, 2008
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Welcome to shut-off season

With oil prices climbing through the roof, hanging up the car keys has become more popular. But high energy prices affect us many more places than just the gas tank. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Oil
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Medical power of attorney & living wills

Kiplinger's John Ventura continues his discussion with host Tess Vigeland about planning for the end with a conversation about medical power of attorney and living wills.
Posted In: Health, Retirement
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Planning for death: Social worker

We present another take on the tough business of planning for the end. This week, we hear from Isabella Vidrialis, a clinical social worker at a hospice in Los Angeles.
Posted In: Retirement
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Day in the Work Life: Tattoo artist

On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we go under the needle with tattoo artist Albert Sgambati.
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Getting Personal

In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about insurance options, suspiciously high interest rates and education savings.
Posted In: Health
0

A very liquid asset

In these tough economic times, investors are running from stocks to commodities. This enthusiasm has bred a whole new crop of commodities just waiting to be uncorked. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Posted In: Food
2

Which reward is right for your wallet?

Credit cards that offer perks are enticing consumers left and right. But who's really gets the rewards -- you or the credit card company? Jeff Tyler reports.
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Straight Story: Time matters

Checking the balance on your retirement account is more cringeworthy every day. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the sinking market.
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Summer School: A barrel of oil

We're taking you back to the basics with our summer refresher course on finance terms. Today, what exactly is a barrel of oil?
Posted In: Oil
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Is $200-a-barrel oil in our future?

The cost of oil continued its rise this week. Where's the tipping point? Host Tess Vigeland asks oil analyst Tom Kloza how high the price of a barrel of oil will have to go before demand lessens.
Posted In: Oil

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