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From the Money Matters Desk: Life Insurance

Oct 30, 2004
On this week's Money Matters, our regular look at how to improve your bottom line, we take a look at life insurance. Robert Hunter of the Consumer Federation of America's tell us how much we need and where to get the best policy.
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"Educating Rico": Changing Credit Cards

Oct 30, 2004
In this installment of our series 'Educating Rico', our own Rico Gagliano uncovers the secrets of changing your credit card rates.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Mailbag for October 30, 2004

Oct 30, 2004
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on finding a lost saving bond, investing in good debt, saving for college, and choosing the best index.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

Downward Dollar

Oct 30, 2004
Kai traces the decline of the dollar with Chris Low of First Tennessee. Find out what this trend means for you.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

Are You a Vulture or a Chicken When It Comes to Investing?

Oct 30, 2004
This month, companies like Merck and Marsh & McLennan have tumbled in the stock market. Bad news for them - but could there be a silver lining for you, the investor? That answer might depend on whether you are a vulture or a chicken. Reporter Hilary Wicai has more.
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From the Money Matters Desk: Improving Your Bottom Line

Oct 24, 2004
On this week's Money Matters -- a regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- we focus on the growing number of high-skill contractors in our workforce. Professor Stephen Barley talks about his new book on the subject. Plus, tips on how to financially make it as a contractor.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

The "Buzzword": Delaware

Oct 24, 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 - "Delaware." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Mailbag for October 24, 2004

Oct 24, 2004
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on doing a bond ladder, investing in an equity index annuity, paying for a new roof, and going back to school.
Posted In: Investing

"Straight Story": Investing in Blue Chips

Oct 22, 2004
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. When is investing in blue chips a bad idea? Chris tells you.
Posted In: Investing

"Straight Story": Corporate Tax Bill

Oct 16, 2004
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, Congress passed a new corporate tax bill. Chris offers his veto.
Posted In: Investing, Savings

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