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From the Money Matters Desk: Nice Girls Don't Get Rich

Jun 3, 2005
Lois Frankel, author of "Nice Girls Don't Get Rich," stops by to share tips from her new book. Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes women make with money.
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Wishy Washy on White Collar Crime

Jun 3, 2005
This week, the Supreme Court overturned the conviction that took down the accounting firm, Arthur Andersen. What does the ruling mean for future prosecution of white-collar crime? Kai talks with Eric Talley, a Professor of Law at the University of Southern California.
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"Day in the Work Life": A Retail Ethnographer

May 27, 2005
On this week's A Day in the Work Life...our weekly look at how folks trade time for money... we analyze our shopping habits.
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"Day in the Work Life" Farmer's Market Director

May 20, 2005
On this week's A Day in the Work Life... our weekly look at how folks trade time for money... we go shopping with a farmer's market director.
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"Day in the Work life": Organ Technician

May 14, 2005
On this week's A Day in the Work Life... our weekly look at how folks trade time for money... we tune a few notes with a technician who is a paid piper.
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High-Tech House Calls

May 13, 2005
As technology plays a bigger role our lives, it sometimes causes bigger frustrations. Translating the Tivo manual isn't the easiest thing. And where do you turn if you can't get your PC synced with your PDA? You rent a geek, of course. The Geek Squad's Robert Stephens tells you how to hire someone to fix your high tech problems.
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"Day in the Work Life": Bellydancer Instructor

May 6, 2005
On this week's A Day in the Work Life...our weekly look at how folks trade time for money...we navel gaze with a belly dance instructor.
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"Day in the Work Life": Pastry Chef

Apr 29, 2005
This week, three Americans won the World Cup of Baking championship in Paris. The competition is a grueling eight-hour event, requiring teams to bake more than 80 baguettes, 90 pastries, and 160 mini-sandwiches. On this week's A Day in the Work Life... our regular look at how folks trade their time for money... a puff piece on a pastry chef.
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Psyching Out a Personality Test

Apr 29, 2005
If you've been in the work force for a decent length of time, chances are you've taken something called Myers Briggs or some other personality test. The tests are supposed to help you relate your "inner you" to your co-workers. But what do these tests actually say about your work style? And can they help you get or lose a job? Author and business consultant Michael Laskoff gives Kai a cheat sheet...
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Guaranteeing Sick Leave

Apr 22, 2005
Some groups say nearly half of American workers don't have any paid sick leave. Next week, Congress plans to take up a bill that would guarantee workers 7 paid sick days a year. From the Work and Family Desk, Marketplace's Hillary Wicai reports.
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