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Restarting the Social Security clock

Aug 29, 2008
Did you know that if you borrow from your Social Security early and pay it back later, the government will call things even? Bob Moon reports on an option that almost sounds too good to be true.

You only get what you ask for

Aug 29, 2008
Sometimes it's hard to ask for what you want, but as author Linda Babcock tells host Tess Vigeland, getting over your fear of negotiation could literally mean millions of dollars over the span of your career.
Linda Babcock, James M. Walton Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon's Heinz School of Public Policy and Management.
Carnegie Mellon

Straight Story: Waiting for a cure

Aug 29, 2008
A new study says uninsured Americans will spend upwards of $30 billion on health care this year. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on the prospects for real reform.

New job-seeking tool? It's the network

Aug 29, 2008
The business of online networking is growing, partly because people are using their networks to recruit and job-seek. As Jeremy Hobson reports, just like offline, it's not what you know, it's who you know.

Americans in Dubai

Aug 29, 2008
Nearly 80 percent of the people who live in Dubai are ex-pats, including 20,000 American citizens. Sean Cole brings us a few of their stories.

Getting Personal

Aug 29, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about saving for a child's education, getting a mortgage in retirement, American Depositary Receipts and providing health care for a family member.
Getting Personal
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Work Life: A little bit of everything

Aug 29, 2008
Can't decide what to do with your work life? Who says you have to? We meet Sean Aiken, who is trying 52 jobs in 52 weeks. This week: stock picker.

Couples learn to work together

Aug 29, 2008
Marriage takes a lot of work. Running a business isn't cake either. So what happens when your life partner is also your business partner? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Why a woman should work

Aug 29, 2008
Being a stay-at-home mom could be a precarious move, according to Leslie Bennetts, author of "The Feminine Mistake." She talks with host Tess Vigeland about the consequences passing on the workplace could have down the road.
Businesswoman running
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