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Coming in from the cold

Mar 20, 2004
Don't make the mistake of ignoring April 15th. Tax Day is coming up. If you can't pay Uncle Sam now, at least fess up and file -- eventually, you have to pay. From the Marketplace New York Bureau, Judy Martin explains.
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"E" for entrepreneur: Women and small business

Mar 13, 2004
March is Women's History Month, so we decided to look at one place where women are carving a niche. Rieva Lesonsky, the editorial director of "Entrepreneur Magazine," explains what it takes to strike out on your own.
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"Day in the Work Life": Small business owner

Mar 13, 2004
Each week in our "Day in the Work Life" segment, we take a closer look at the way some of us make a buck. In this installment, we place an order with a café owner in the center of the coffee universe, Seattle. Anyone for a triple shot latte with no foam?
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Cosmetic dentistry

Mar 12, 2004
Ready for your close up? Apparently, the answer is yes. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, teeth-whitening shot up by 300 percent between 1996 and 2000. And, some dentists are already plotting the next big thing to attract you to their chair. Ashley Milne-Tyte has our story.
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"Your Money or Your Life": Workaholics

Mar 6, 2004
How many hours did you work this week? 40? More than 40? Over 60? Even 80?! Are you a workaholic, or is someone you love? Don't worry, we're here to help. This is the first week of a new segment on Sound Money -- it's called "Your Money or Your Life." And in it, our love and money mavens, advice columnist Dan Savage and financial consultant Amelia Tyagi, will suggest some steps to take -- maybe not exactly 12 -- but enough to help.
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Audits-R-Us

Mar 6, 2004
First comes taxes, and then if you are unlucky, the dreaded "A-word." Michael Martin, an enrolled agent, dishes the dirt about what to do and what not to do when the taxman cometh.
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Tax Time

Mar 6, 2004
April 15th is mere weeks away! The tax countdown has begun. So, how do you decide whether to hire an accountant or do it alone? Reporter Amy Scott navigates the two routes: hiring an accountant or filing with online software.
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A Day in the Work Life: Writer's assistant, <i>Will & Grace</i>

Feb 28, 2004
Each week in our "Day in the Work Life" segment, we take a closer look at the way some of us make a buck. In this week's installment, we eavesdrop on a writer’s assistant who works on the television show "Will & Grace."
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A Day in the Work Life: Telemarketer

Feb 21, 2004
Do you live to work ... or do you work to live? How people answer those questions got us at Sound Money thinking about the ways people work -- and why. Some jobs, you think, "Yeah, I could see myself doing that." Others -- not so much. Telemarketing, f'rinstance ...
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Where the Jobs Are

Feb 21, 2004
Kai Ryssdal started as a Navy Pilot and then worked as a diplomat in China. Now, he hosts a public radio program. It’s a job path he never imagined. But there is a government organization, called the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that tries to figure out where the jobs will be a decade from now. They have just released their latest educated guesses. Kai talks to Anthony Carnevale, vice president at Educational Testing Services, about how good the Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers are.
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