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Christmas Music Royalties

Dec 25, 2004
Kai’s three stages of dealing with Christmas music: a nice moment of recognition at the beginning of shopping season. Next, annoyance when he’s heard it for the trillionth time. Then, by Christmas Eve… numbness. But what if you actually wrote the song? This is the most wonderful time of year… royalty checks fill your holiday stockings. Kai talks with Chris Butler. You might not know the name…but you certainly know the song.
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"Day in the Work Life": Santa Claus

Dec 23, 2004
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'... our look at how folks trade their time for money... we catch a sleigh ride with St. Nick.
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"Day in the Work Life": 6th-Grade Teacher

Dec 18, 2004
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'... our look at how folks trade their time for money... we take attendance with a 6th grade teacher.
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"Day in the Work Life": Photographer

Dec 12, 2004
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'...our look at how folks trade their time for money...we take a peek through the lens of a New York City shutterbug.
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"Day in the Work Life": Card Maker

Dec 4, 2004
As the holiday season kicks into high gear ... so does the holiday card season. On today's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade time for money -- we greet a card maker.
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Paying for Social Security

Dec 4, 2004
Privatization, privatization, privatization...President Bush wants to reform Social Security by partially privatizing the system. Do it yourself retirement…sounds promising? But what are the costs? Marketplace's John Dimsdale does the math.
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"Day in the Work Life": Food Critic

Nov 28, 2004
On today's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade time for money -- we sample entrees with a food critic.
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The "Buzzword": Black Friday

Nov 28, 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 - "Black Friday." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Religion at Work

Nov 28, 2004
We're in the middle of a season filled with religion...so what's the best way to celebrate if you're on the job? Should your workplace make spiritual accommodations? Kai interviews Myrna Marofsky, the president of Pro-Group Consulting and the co-author of Religion in the Workplace.
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"Straight Story": Corporate Regulation Backlash

Nov 20, 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." First there were apologies, then there were firings, then there were penalties - now, there's a backlash against corporate regulation. But do financial service companies really have something to complain about?
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