Marketplace Money for Weekend of Sept. 6-7, 2008
Our listeners respond to "The Feminine Mistake" and the rebuilding effort -- or lack thereof -- that Tess Vigeland reported on from New Orleans.
Chris and Tess answer questions about whether credit ratings follow you to other countries, investing in foreign stocks, managing sweepstakes winnings, and the intricacies of health savings accounts.
Child care can be hard to find. It's often expensive, and what if you need something other than a traditional 40-hour-a-week caretaker? Some parents are learning to share -- their nannies, that is. Alisa Roth reports.
Wilcox County, Ala., is one of the poorest areas in the nation. It residents spend a greater percentage of their income on fuel than anywhere else, and they have few transportation options. Tanya Ott reports.
There's a new edition out of the financial primer "Investing 101." Tess Vigeland talks with author Kathy Kristof about why she decided to publish a new version of her book in the current economy.
Google has unveiled a new service that will allow you to store and access your medical records on the Web. Martha Bebinger walks us through Google Health to explore the risks and benefits of going online.