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More docs pass on insurance

Sam Eaton | Oct 26, 2007
Hand over your insurance card and some doctors might say "No Thanks." Sam Eaton takes a look at one of a growing number of physicians who prefer cash.

Marketplace Money mailbag

| Oct 26, 2007
Chris Farrell and Lisa Napoli answer questions submitted by listeners.

Buzzword: Rescission

| Oct 26, 2007
Some insurers use recissions to cut and run from contracts -- but California regulators have something to say about that.

Work Life: Fire behavior analyst

| Oct 26, 2007
We revisit Mike Powell, a fire behavior analyst. It's his job to predict how wildfires will burn. We found him sizing up a blaze in Idaho.

New push to boost 401(k) participation

| Oct 26, 2007
New guidelines from the Labor Department instruct companies to automatically enroll employees in 401(k) plans. Lisa Napoli speaks with David Wray, president of the Profit Sharing/401(k) Council of America about the implications.

Birthday present to myself: A will

Lisa Napoli | Oct 26, 2007
Would you celebrate the anniversary of your birth by preparing for your death? Lisa Napoli learns how to get her affairs in order with some help from her family.

Halloween stores scare up a lot of cash

| Oct 26, 2007
Fly-by-night costume shops land in empty storefronts about this time every year. They hawk their hats and their brooms. And by the time November rolls around they've disappeared. Caitlan Carroll reports the amount of cash they take with them is almost frightening.
Posted In: Retail

Red Sox brand is a green monster

| Oct 26, 2007
At the World Series, advertisers aren't the only ones getting more savvy at making their products friendly to consumers. Commentator Glenn Rifkin says, just like Chevy, the Boston Red Sox have been polishing up their brand.

Week on Wall Street

| Oct 26, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with Kai Ryssdal about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Southeast economy faces long dry spell

Sam Eaton | Oct 26, 2007
Many towns and cities in the Southeast, including Atlanta, are months away from completely running out of water. Sam Eaton reports the economic fallout is only beginning.

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