Jun 15, 2007

Marketplace Money for Friday, June 15, 2007

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Marketplace Money for Friday, June 15, 2007

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Chuck wants to bond with investors

Jun 15, 2007
Charles Schwab is revamping its bond fees and even lowering the price for most investors. Will this make the bond-trading market more transparent? Tess Vigeland talks about the benefits of the move with Marketplace's Janet Babin.
A Charles Schwab sign
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Buzzword: 'Operation Bot Roast'

Jun 15, 2007
How do you like your spam? The FBI prefers it extra fried.

Engaged: A taste of wine

Jun 15, 2007
In part three of our series following engaged couple Michael Fox and Tiffany Lee-Youngren, Tess Vigeland watches the pair sample wine for their special day - and explores how far the two are willing to go on expenses.

Being green starts in the kitchen

Jun 15, 2007
The government is starting to look towards the kitchen as a place to save on greenhouse gas emissions. John Dimsdale went to the experts to grade his dishwasher.

A tribute to a hard-working dad

Jun 15, 2007
The best way to pay tribute to Dad is by learning valuable lessons from his example. Kevin Palmer brings us the story of a son who worked hard helping with his father's business - and then branched out on his…

Mailbag for Friday, June 15, 2007

Jun 15, 2007
This week, we get advice from Chris Farrell on saving for graduate school, starting a retirement account and rolling over a 403b.
Chris Farrell answers your financial questions.
Photo: Vince Winkel

Educating Rico: What's an escrow?

Jun 15, 2007
Associate producer Rico Gagliano's been tagging along with a friend getting into the Los Angeles housing market. But there's one crucial word he still needs to add to his lexicon.

Diversify your portfolio . . . with your own stem cells

Jun 15, 2007
Putting a new spin on the term "life savings," a company wants to help you bank your own stem cells while you're still healthy. Andrew Phelps sits in on a deposit.

Day in the Work Life: Music as therapy

Jun 15, 2007
Psychotherapy working a little slow? Sometimes it's easier to sing what you're feeling than to say it.

Straight Story: The end of worker discrimination

Jun 15, 2007
Pay discrimination can't survive where there's transparency. Economics editor Chris Farrell thinks businesses should be required to publish everyone's salary.
Economics editor Chris Farrell
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