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Marketplace Money for February 9-10, 2008
Feb 8, 2008

Marketplace Money for February 9-10, 2008

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Marketplace Money for February 9-10, 2008

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To spend or to save?

Feb 8, 2008
The stimulus package is putting cash in your pocket to spend and boost the economy. But as Danielle Karson reports, some people have very different plans for the money.

Facts about the stimulus package

Feb 8, 2008
The president is preparing to sign a $168 billion stimulus package passed by Congress, but what effect will it have on you? Tess asks Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer.

Straight Story: Pension plans

Feb 8, 2008
Companies are shorting their employees on retirement and economics editor Chris Farrell is calling them out. Chris sets the story straight on the pension system.

Reviewing online review sites

Feb 8, 2008
Online reviews can be all over the map. How can you vet hundreds of reviews to get the best information? Lenora Chu goes browsing for answers.

Health care on campus

Feb 8, 2008
When you're planning college costs, be sure to factor in health insurance. Tess talks to Kim Clark about the evolution of the college clinic.

Getting Personal

Feb 8, 2008
Chris and Tess talk about small businesses, retirement contribution confusion, Class A vs. Class C shares, transferring stocks and covering college debt with insurance.
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Day in the Work Life: Trend forecaster

Feb 8, 2008
In honor of fashion week in New York City, we explore the cutting edge with trend forecaster Helen Job.

Educating Rico: Retirement

Feb 8, 2008
Rico Gagliano learns that father knows best -- especially when it comes to saving for retirement -- on our latest installment of "Educating Rico."

Comparing online calculators

Feb 8, 2008
Try plugging some numbers into online retirement calculators and you might end up with very different answers. Tess asks Russ Wermers how to find a calculator that measure ups.