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"Day in the Work Life": Fireman

Mar 26, 2005
An explosion at a BP oil refinery killed 15 people this week. The heat from the fire that followed was so intense, nearby cars exploded. Even so, the fire was contained by nightfall -- thanks to the work of firefighters. On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'... our regular look at how folks trade their time for money... we shadow a fireman.
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Reinventing Retirement

Mar 19, 2005
This week, we air the last segment in our series, "Reinventing Retirement." Special Correspondent Joe Giese looks at how retirees are building homes that will age with them.
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"Day in the Work Life": Librarian

Mar 19, 2005
What if we told you there's a place where you can get books for free? On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our regular look at how folks trade time for money -- we browse the stacks with a librarian at a Philadelphia school for girls.
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"Day in the Work Life": Record Shop Owner

Mar 13, 2005
These days you can fit your whole music collection in pocket-sized, digital gadgets. But remember when musical high-tech consisted of a needle dropped on a whirling slab of vinyl? On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'...our regular look at how folks trade time for money...we go ol' school with a record shop owner.
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Minimum Meyham

Mar 12, 2005
The Senate shot down a minimum wage increase earlier in the week. Slate's Daniel Gross does a post-mortem.
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"Day in the Work Life": Meter Maid

Mar 5, 2005
Sometimes you can't find a spare quarter, but you park your car at an expired meter and just hope you'll avoid a run in with one of the most despised public servants: the parking enforcement officer. But on this week's installment of 'A Day In the Work Life'...our regular look at how folks trade time for money...we get the meter maid's side of the story.
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"Day in the Work Life": Actor

Feb 26, 2005
There's the glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards. And then there's real life. On this week's A Day in the Work Life... our regular look at how folks trade their time for money... we go over lines with a working actor.
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"Day in the Work Life": A Childcare Provider

Feb 19, 2005
In an effort to decrease the deficit, the president's 2006 budget calls for cutting or freezing spending on more than 100 domestic programs. One of the programs is subsidized childcare. On this week's A Day in the Work Life...our regular look at how folks trade their time for money... we visit with a childcare provider.
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Tax Savings Tips

Feb 19, 2005
Before April 15th sneaks up on you, get smart about ways you can save on your taxes. Money Magazine's Ellen Stark offers some tax tips.
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Employee's Rights

Feb 19, 2005
Can your private life get you publicly canned? In almost 40 states, you can be fired for what you do off of the clock... like smoking or sending personal emails. What are your rights? Joining Kai to discuss what your employer <i>can and can’t do</i> is Janet Hill, the president of the National Employment Lawyers Association.
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