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"Day in the Work Life": Stylist

Sep 11, 2004
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life"...our regular look at how folks trade their time for money...we ask for a more natural look...from a professional hairstylist.
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Factoid: Job satisfaction for American workers...

Sep 4, 2004
Job satisfaction for American workers...
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From the Money Matters Desk: A working report on office politics

Sep 4, 2004
Is a co-worker stealing credit for your work? Are you working longer hours without an increase in pay? Is your boss ruining your work life? Well, sit back and listen... we've got some advice. On this week's "Money Matters" -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- we asked negotiations expert Sheila Heen how to deal with office politics... in all its forms.
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"Day in the Work Life": Plumber

Sep 4, 2004
Labor Day became a national holiday in 1894, celebrating the working class. In that spirit, on today's 'Day In the Work Life' -- our weekly look at how folks trade their time for money -- we put on our hard hats and solder some pipes alongside an apprentice plumber.
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Women and Pay

Sep 4, 2004
What a difference a penny makes.... Last week, the Census Bureau released figures that showed women, on average, still get paid less than men for the same job. Reporter Hilary Wicai examines salary dynamics in the workplace.
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Back to School Finances

Aug 28, 2004
Is there a way to prevent your kid from blowing their entire budget during the first month of college? Marjorie Savage is the author of "You're on Your Own: Mentoring Your Child During the College Years." She shares her advice with Kai.
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Dancing for Dollars

Aug 28, 2004
It's fair to say there's more to higher education that just classes and grades. Budgeting your time is one example. And just plain budgeting is another. We thought it might be time for a peek into student finances. Hilary Frank has our story of one option for making more cash.
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"Straight Story": Airline Pensions

Aug 28, 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. Airline pension plans are flying away. Chris wants them grounded.
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"Day in the Work Life": A University Professor

Aug 28, 2004
It's back-to-school season, and college faculty are busily photocopying their trusty syllabi, ready to instill knowledge in another crop of young minds. On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our weekly look at how folks trade their time for money -- we audit the first day of classes with a university professor.
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"The Buzzword": Help Wanted Index

Aug 28, 2004
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money will bring you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance: "Help Wanted Index." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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