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Is my Roth safe? How about my SEP?

Chris Farrell | Sep 17, 2008
Question: I have my Roth IRA with Merrill Lynch, in what they call an MFA account. Also have my SEP there. Since the Bear Stearns debacle, I've...
Posted In: retirement savings
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Deflating the oil bubble

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 16, 2008
Congress is calling regulators to task for runaway oil prices. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with former commodity regulator Michael Greenberger about ways to keep tabs on speculation.
Posted In: Economy
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Is AIG 'too big to fail'?

| Sep 16, 2008
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is saying enough is enough with government bailouts. So, what will happen with troubled insurance company AIG? Scott Jagow takes the question to the head of a British think tank.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
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At $200, one laptop per everyone?

Dan Grech | Sep 5, 2008
The non-profit program called One Laptop Per Child will be teaming up with big business this holiday season to make it easier for anyone to buy one of its $200 models. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Charity, Education
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Saving for your education... again

| Sep 12, 2008
Thinking of changing careers? More employers are offering lifelong learning accounts. Think of it as a 401(k) plan for your future education. Katie Macpherson reports.
Posted In: Education
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Why the government is helping AIG

Jeremy Hobson | Sep 17, 2008
The federal government let Lehman Brothers die this week, so why is it coming to the aid of AIG? Was the insurance giant really just too big to fail? Scott Jagow puts the question to Jeremy Hobson in New York.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
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What's president's role in tough times?

Jeremy Hobson | Sep 16, 2008
Since the mortgage crisis has hit Wall Street, President Bush has said little and offered little involvement. But what difference can a president really make in economic times like these? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Economy
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Will meltdown's impact hit Main Street?

Mitchell Hartman | Sep 16, 2008
With the nation's biggest investment banks taking body blows and the world's biggest insurer on the ropes, it's not surprising people in the financial markets are a bit hysterical. But what about Main Street and regular people's livelihoods? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
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On world stage, wealth can be a curse

| Sep 16, 2008
The United Nations General Assembly has quietly convened its annual session. Commentator Amity Shlaes says the explanation for who's friendly with the U.S. at the United Nations -- and who's not -- is often economic.
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Faster mortgage paydown?

Chris Farrell | Sep 16, 2008
Question: Hi! We have a 30 year fixed mortgage at 5.625% interest rate. We have $342,300 left to pay on the loan and currently pay $2,776 per month...
Posted In: Housing

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