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Remaking Home Ec

Jan 29, 2005
During his second inaugural address, President Bush renewed his call for a so-called ownership society. What does that mean for you? Shouldering more responsibility-in terms of your investments, retirement accounts, and health insurance. Reporter Bill Poorman examines how one class -- home economics -- might help.
Posted In: Economy, Retirement, Savings

The "Buzzword": Delist

Jan 29, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Delist." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy, Investing

The "Buzzword": Paris Club

Jan 15, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Paris Club." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Charity, Economy

Economic Round Table

Jan 1, 2005
2004 is history. Time to assess the year gone by... and try to figure out what might lie in the financial future. For help, Kai has invited some learned folk for a discussion. Gary Shilling writes for Forbes magazine. Janet Bodnar is the Executive Editor at Kiplinger's Personal Finance. And our own economics editor Chris Farrell joins the conversation.
Posted In: Economy

The "Buzzword": Santa Claus Rally

Dec 25, 2004
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Santa Claus Rally." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

"Straight Story": President Bush's Economic Forum

Dec 18, 2004
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week, President Bush held an economic forum at the White House. Chris shines a spotlight on one topic not on the agenda.
Posted In: Economy

Mailbag for December 18, 2004

Dec 18, 2004
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on stuffing the holiday stocking with mutual funds, helping aging parents with retirement, and hedging against a falling dollar.
Posted In: Charity, Economy, Retirement

Investing Overseas

Dec 18, 2004
Last week, we tackled the question: What does a really weak dollar mean? This week, we continue our coverage on the declining dollar with a look at how to invest overseas. Christine Benz of Morningstar shares how to diversify... the smart way.
Posted In: Economy

Made in the USA

Dec 18, 2004
Can you really buy 100 percent Made in America products? And should you? Marketplace's Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy

The "Buzzword": Productivity

Dec 12, 2004
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Productivity." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

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