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Marketplace Money for April 27, 2007
Apr 27, 2007

Marketplace Money for April 27, 2007

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Marketplace Money for April 27, 2007

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Getting more mileage is an art form

Apr 27, 2007
There are a lot of ways to ease up on the amount of gas you consume. Some people just prefer to do it by tailgaiting behind an 18-wheeler. Francesca Segre reports on the art of hypermiling.

Intern, or be your own boss?

Apr 27, 2007
In a super-competitive job market, students these days can't afford to go without an internship. But some are skipping that step altogether and starting their own business.

The value of index funds

Apr 27, 2007
You hear it all the time: Get your money in index funds. Tess Vigeland gets long-term investing tips from John Bogle, creator of the first indexed mutual fund and founder of the Vanguard Group.

The local money is much prettier

Apr 27, 2007
If you don't like your money, why not make some of your own? Ethan Lindsey reports on regional currency in Berlin, a colorful alternative to the euro that also gives back to the community.

Day in the Work Life: Let Love In

Apr 27, 2007
There's love in the air. Good thing there's a director of romance around to keep it circulating.

Mailbag for Friday, April 27, 2007

Apr 27, 2007
This week, Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland answer listeners' questions on using a health savings account, correcting a tax mistake and avoiding data mining schemes.

Straight Story: An unfunded liability

Apr 27, 2007
This week, economics editor Chris Farrell offers solutions for the gap between the pension promise and the pension money.

Buzzword: Pay gap

Apr 27, 2007
Decades of womens' rights activism and mens' annual salaries still average about 20% higher. To close that pay gap, you gotta put your foot down.

Why's the Dow so important?

Apr 27, 2007
Is the 13,000 Dow Jones milestone an indicator of the overall economy, or just a fancy number? Tess Vigeland figures it out with Marketplace's Bob Moon.