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Add doctor's visits to the long list of things we can do online. Helen Palmer reports on patients who are accessing their medical records and getting prescriptions filled without going in for a check-up.
Consumers can't often find a human on the other end of a customer service call, but that might soon change. Host Tess Vigeland checks out a service allowing you to skip the automated phone tree.
The Supreme Court declined to hear two pension cases involving age discrimination at IBM. Pension consultant Jeremy Gold explains how the decision might change the retirement landscape.
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on investing in a health savings account, teaching stocks and bonds to young investors and using a 1031 exchange.
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, "Earmark." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Marketplace Money for January 19, 2007