Marketplace Money for November 28, 2008

Episode Description 

Paying egg-stra

With food prices on the rise, Sarah Gardner asks why it costs twice as much to make an omelette. She discovers cracking the price of eggs is quite the riddle.
Posted In: Food

The 99-Cent Chef's recipe

Wallets are being squeezed from all sides, but with an eye for bargains, you can eat healthy and on the cheap. Brendan Newnam dines with L.A.'s 99-Cent Chef.
Posted In: Food, Savings

Day in the Work Life: The big cheese

New York City's Chanterelle restaurant offers menus decorated with limited-edition art, a 5000-bottle wine cellar and some of the best cheese in the world. Better have a good fromager.
Posted In: Food, Jobs

Getting Personal

Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell give advice on paying for a student's college costs, helping mom with retirement, and the No-Brainer, Margarita and Couch Potato portfolios.
Posted In: Education, Investing, Retirement

Talking with kids about tough times

Even if they don't understand the specifics, your kids probably know that something's not quite right in the financial world. Host Tess Vigeland asks Kiplinger's Janet Bodnar how best to discuss the crisis with them.
Posted In: Economy

More families turning to food banks

Host Tess Vigeland introduces us to Elaine, just one of many people pushed by the tough economic times from financial stability to barely getting by.
Posted In: Charity, Economy

Thanks for Ben, Hank and Sheila

In this week's Straight Story, Chris Farrell says he still has some people and things to be thankful for, despite the sorry state of the economy.

Layaway plans regain popularity

Knowing people have less cash in their wallets, some retailers are turning to old tricks to get shoppers spending money during the holiday season. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Bailouts and rescue efforts keep coming

Citigroup is teetering on the edge of collapse, and the Federal Reserve keeps trying to salvage the economy by throwing money at it. Senior Business Correspondent Bob Moon reviews the week's developments in the financial crisis.

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