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Working for vacation

Sep 1, 2006
Put away the beach towel and the picnic basket. Summer is over. But that doesn't mean your vacation has to end. Amy Scott reports on the tricks to getting more time off.
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Rise of the working parent

Aug 25, 2006
Working parents are turning the tables on their employers. They want more time off to spend with their children. And they're ready to make their personal fight political. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Lost in the office

Jul 7, 2006
You no longer work at the company. But you think you're owed a pension. How can you find out? Money Magazine's Ellen McGirt digs for lost retirement accounts.
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Just say no -- to your boss

Jun 30, 2006
It's one of the smallest words in the English language and probably the toughest to say to the boss. Dr. Dory Hollander is the founder of WiseWorkplaces. She tells Tess how to say no -- without losing your job.
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Day care tax breaks

Jun 16, 2006
What you need to know today about writing off daycare for your kids.
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Money Matters: A tale of jobs

Jun 16, 2006
You want to work. But you don't really want to work. Author Stanley Bing takes Kai inside the world of jobs that pay a lot but ask very little.
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Flexible spending accounts

Jun 9, 2006
Once a year, workers can contribute money into a flexible spending account to be used for a variety of family and health care costs. So how much should you put aside? Kai speaks to Paul Fronstin of the Employee Benefits Research Institute.
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Navigating open enrollment

Jun 9, 2006
Start with a thick booklet from Human Resources. Add some confusing insurance-speak about health care. Toss in a deadline. Mix it all together and you've cooked up one of the sourest periods in the workplace: open enrollment. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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Burying a dead end job

May 26, 2006
There's an old work saying that goes something like this: The grass is always greener in your neighbor's cubicle. When do you know it's time to find a better job? Career expert Michael Laskoff joins Kai for a conversation.
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The mandatory 401K

May 26, 2006
Coming soon to your benefit package, an automatic enrollment in a worker retirement account. John Dimsdale reports.
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