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It may be rare, but there are companies in the U.S. that offer their employees extended time off with pay. If you don't get a sabbatical, why not ask for one? Jeff Tyler explores how.
Growing up in the U.S., you may feel more at ease using cash machines and online banking. But for many adult Latino immigrants, learning how to use these financial tools can be complicated. So parents are getting a little help from their kids.
A recent Supreme Court case said an investor's lawsuit could only go forward if there was compelling evidence of the company's intent to rip them off. Tess Vigeland talks to Berkeley law professor Eric Talley about what this could mean for investors.
It may be summer, but school's still in session over here. This week, Greg McBride of Bankrate.com teaches us all we need to know about the federal funds rate - and why it affects us.
This week, economics editor Chris Farrell offers us advice on getting out of a timeshare and participating in a debt-managing program.
You may think you've trashed all those "classified" files, but your computer is really just one big copying machine. So before you sell off an old computer, make sure your personal data is really gone.
Love's just so much better when you can elope with your husband or wife on a yacht (or several). But don't settle for a millionaire, think big! Tess Vigeland finds out how to marry really, really rich from Money Magazine's Marlys Harris.
Economics editor Chris Farrell says financial literacy education is a good tool for reducing predatory lending.
Marketplace Money for Friday, June 29, 2007