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Segments From this episode
Taking a summer job is a great way for teens to learn about the working world - and themselves. So should parents encourage their kids to skip vacation? Jeremy Hobson finds out.
Is it better to invest in a troubled region so an economy can work for change, or pull out? Tess Vigeland talks about divesting with Smith College professor Eric Reeves.
New services are making it possible for store shoppers to do Internet bargain-hunting from their cell phones. Does this mean the end of retail rip-offs? Tess Vigeland talks to CNET's Brian Cooley.
All you have to do to get a bargain on a house is be the fastest bidder. Tess Vigeland witnessed the action at a Los Angeles foreclosure auction.
Chris Farrell covers buying a home with monetary gifts from your family, what to do when a company wants to buy your stocks and how to cash in a whole mess of old treasury bonds.
Groceries and hot running water are bare essentials you can't overlook. But your necessities don't do you much good when you're locked out of the apartment. Call this guy.
Marketplace Money for Friday, June 1, 2007