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Aug 25, 2006

Marketplace Money for August 25, 2006

Marketplace Money for August 25, 2006

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Are you ready for the unexpected?

Aug 25, 2006
So you've procrastinated for months. That emergency financial plan is still on your to-do list. Where should you start? Rachel Dornhelm finds out.

Emergency money checklist

Aug 25, 2006
Should you keep cash in the house? Do you need original documents or will copies suffice? Financial expert Neil Elmouchi explains what to keep in mind when preparing for the unexpected.

Rise of the working parent

Aug 25, 2006
Working parents are turning the tables on their employers. They want more time off to spend with their children. And they're ready to make their personal fight political. Hillary Wicai reports.

Buzzword: Sacrifice ratio

Aug 25, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance: Sacrifice ratio. You hear it, you see…