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Marketplace Money for February 16, 2007
Feb 16, 2007

Marketplace Money for February 16, 2007

Marketplace Money for February 16, 2007

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Closing the tax gap

Feb 16, 2007
The IRS wants to fix the tax gap. Going after uncollected tax revenue could mean more individual audits. John Dimsdale reports.

Saying 'I don't'

Feb 16, 2007
First comes love, then comes not getting married. A growing number of Americans are choosing to skip the walk down the aisle. But what effect does this have on their finances? Alex Cohen reports.

Investment Clubs: San Jose

Feb 16, 2007
Our special series continues on investment clubs in America. Host Tess Vigeland takes us to a club meeting in San Jose. Meet a co-ed group that does lunch, chews over spreadsheets and cooks up a nice profit in the stock market.

For some, it doesn't pay to get sick

Feb 16, 2007
Congress wants to guarantee all American workers a week of paid sick leave a year. But the legislation is making some businesses sick with worry. Tess Vigeland interviews Debra Ness of the National Partnership for Women and Families.

Buzzword: Piggyback

Feb 16, 2007
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, "Piggyback." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Day in the Work Life: The lion king

Feb 16, 2007
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life,' our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we hold steady with a lion tamer.

Straight Story: Retirement, the right way

Feb 16, 2007
The Labor Department will issue new guidelines for work retirement plans. Economics editor Chris Farrell has some recommendations.

Mailbag for Friday, February 16, 2007

Feb 16, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on: funding a child's college education, dealing with identity theft, transferring stock as a gift and answering the question, "What protections does a mutual fund have?"