Marketplace Money for September 16, 2005

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Marketplace Money for September 16, 2005

Look Ahead for September 16, 2005

What you need to know today about next week.

The "Buzzword": Sub Prime

Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, <em>Marketplace Money</em> brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance &mdash; "Sub Prime." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

"Day in the Work Life": Relief Worker

On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we volunteer with a relief worker.
Posted In: Jobs

The Mailbag for September 16, 2005

Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on using a health savings account, finding a retirement calculator, and getting the best foreign exchange rate.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Congressional Priorities

It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out the "Straight Story." This week, Chris reorders congressional priorities.

From the Money Matters Desk: Headhunters

On this week's Money Matters &mdash; our regular look at how to improve your bottom line &mdash; Michael Laskoff takes us inside the world of headhunters. Do they actually work at getting you work?
Posted In: Jobs

Wireless World

Confused about DSL? Or should you add cable Internet access to your cable bill? CNET's Molly Wood gives us the lowdown on the best way to get connected.

The Bond Market

Bond market investors might face their greatest challenge since the Great Depression. <em>The Bond Bible's</em> Marilyn Cohen readies the forecast for the municipal bonds market post Katrina.
Posted In: Investing

Clinic on Aisle 1

Coming soon to a neighborhood near you… medical offices tucked inside the local drug store. Mhari Saito reports on the newest trend in health care: mini-clinics.

All for One

Thinking of missing a payment on one of your credit cards? Think again. If you miss one payment, you might find a higher penalty fee on all of your credit cards. <em>Marketplace's</em> Jeff Tyler reports.