Apr 13, 2007

Marketplace Money for April 13, 2007

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Marketplace Money for April 13, 2007

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Cash in on your spring cleaning

Apr 13, 2007
Spring has arrived and it's time to clean out the closet. But look over your options before you donate that old pair of jeans to charity. We do some house cleaning with Sally Herships.

Is there salvation from stagflation?

Apr 13, 2007
Take a sluggish economy, add rising prices and you've got what economists in the 1970s called "stagflation." And the word is making a comeback. Tess Vigeland talks to Zanny Minton-Beddoes from The Economist magazine.

About the only good thing about tax season

Apr 13, 2007
Get your tax refund yet? We hear what people are doing with that extra bit of money.

Haggling your college loans

Apr 13, 2007
Can students get more money out of their colleges than what they're first offered? Tess Vigeland finds out with Cindy Bailey of the College Board.

Mailbag for Friday, April 13, 2007

Apr 13, 2007
Chris Farrell answers questions about consolidating debt, finding a financial planner and tracking down payment vouchers for the IRS.

Day in the Work Life: U.N. translator

Apr 13, 2007
Imagine taking all of the documents at your job and translating them into six different languages. That's a lot to conjugate.

Buzzword: Preferred lender

Apr 13, 2007
Taking out loans to pay for a college is a staple of higher education. And so is corruption.

Getting a slice of the green economy

Apr 13, 2007
From consulting to carpentry, the market is fast growing for jobs that help the environment. And the money's not bad either. Sam Eaton looks into what it takes to go "green collar."

Coming clean at high cost

Apr 13, 2007
Refusing to pay your taxes can cost you more than ever. Trey Kay talks to a woman who ignored her debt to Uncle Sam and finally came clean - for a price.

Straight Story: Get a pre-nup

Apr 13, 2007
Chris Farrell enters wedding season with a plea for financial sanity.