Marketplace Money for August 24, 2007
Aug 24, 2007

Marketplace Money for August 24, 2007

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Marketplace Money for August 24, 2007

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Summer School: Bond price and yield

Aug 22, 2007
This week, we learn a little bit more about bonds -- the difference between price and yield. At the blackboard this week, economist Greg McBride.

Wedding costs: Do I barf or laugh?

Aug 22, 2007
Perhaps the biggest party you'll ever throw is a wedding. Michelle Philippe is trying to keep things on track and the costs in line for her big day.

Terror-free investing

Aug 22, 2007
Socially responsible investing has been around for quite a while, but now there's a new kind of social investment taking shape -- terrorism-free investing. Tess talks to Bob Frick from Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine.
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Mailbag for Friday, August 24, 2007

Aug 22, 2007
Economics editor Chris Farrell is getting to your questions fast. In this week's speed-round mailbag, learn how to find a good financial planner, how long a company can pursue a consumer debt and what to do with thousands of dollars in student loans.

Buzzword: Payment-in-kind note

Aug 24, 2007
The rude awakening of the credit crunch brings us this week's term: Payment-in-kind note.

Day in the Work Life: Blind car salesman

Aug 24, 2007
We take a drive around the block with a used-car salesman who is really one-of-kind.

Proxy changes may impact shareholders

Aug 24, 2007
You know those proxy statements you get in the mail, if you own a stock or a mutual fund? Regulators are looking at a major overhaul of the system that allows stockholders to vote on company issues. But that has many shareholder advocates worried. Amy Scott reports.

The business of school fundraisers

Aug 25, 2007
The first day of school is almost here and, almost like clockwork, as soon as school starts so does the fundraising. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on an ever-growing business.

Seattle investment club

Aug 25, 2007
Tess returns to Seattle to have a cup of coffee, see the Space Needle, and find out how the Meridian Pacific investment club has reacted to the recent drop in the stock market.

Straight Story

Aug 25, 2007
Chris Farrell says that if the student loan industry were graded for its effectiveness to students, it might have to repeat the class all over again.
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