Feb 2, 2007

Marketplace Money for February 2, 2007

Marketplace Money for February 2, 2007

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Conserving with style

Feb 2, 2007
Fashion week is kicking off in New York, and one clothing trend wants to start to take root. But can environmentally-friendly clothes be stylish? From the Sustainability Desk, Sam Eaton reports.

Investment Clubs: Seattle buzzing over stocks

Feb 2, 2007
Our special series continues on investment clubs in America. Host Tess Vigeland takes us to a club meeting in Seattle. Meet a group of guys who eat, drink coffee and merrily beat the pants off the S&P 500.

Buzzword: Excise tax

Feb 2, 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, "Excise Tax." You hear it, you see it, but…

Day in the Work Life: Money for music

Feb 2, 2007
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life,' our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we get in tune with a band booker

Straight Story: Retirement hype

Feb 2, 2007
Are you saving too much or too little for your golden years? Economics editor Chris Farrell does the math.

Mailbag for Friday, February 2, 2007

Feb 2, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on buying a second home overseas, getting out of an annuity, and paying off credit card debt.

Has your coverage been dropped?

Feb 2, 2007
Consumers beware: There's a growing trend of private health insurance companies dropping policyholders -- after they've agreed to a coverage plan. Tess Vigeland interviews Jerry Flanagan of the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights.

Social Security waiting list keeps growing

Feb 2, 2007
Hundreds of thousands of people are waiting to see if they qualify for Social Security disability benefits. And the waiting list continues to grow. Tess Vigeland talks with reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer.